For undergraduate and graduate labor relations courses.
Learn How Unions and Management Deal with One Another During the Negotiating Process
In the best-selling text, Labor Relations, Sloane/Witney provide readers with a basic understanding of unionism.
In this Thirteenth Edition, chapters have been streamlined to make room for numerous additions and visual aids, addressing a number of new issues and legislation that have arisen in the last few years. Discussions of Wal-Mart, bargaining, two-tier wage systems, pensions and retirement plans, and a host of other topics have been expanded as well.
Arthur A. Sloane is Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Delaware. Fred Witney was a professor emeritus of economics at Indiana University and a long-time labor arbitrator. He passed away in 1999.
PART I: SETTING THE STAGE Chapter 1 Organized Labor and the Management Community: An Overview PART II: THE ENVIRONMENTAL FRAMEWORK Chapter 2 The Historical Framework Chapter 3 The Legal Framework Chapter 4 Union Behavior: Structure, Government, and Operation PART III: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Chapter 5 At the Bargaining Table Chapter 6 Grievances and Arbitration Chapter 7 Wage Issues under Collective Bargaining Chapter 8 Economic Supplements under Collective Bargaining Chapter 9 Institutional Issues under Collective Bargaining Chapter 10 Administrative Issues under Collective Bargaining PART IV: ARBITRATION CASES APPENDIX: Mock Negotiation Problem Glossary Index