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    • Comment on "What Collective Bargaining Promises and What it Does" 

      Brooks, George W. (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] There can be no disagreement with Professor Jensen's position that a belief in freedom is at the heart of our commitment to collective bargaining. These comments are a footnote to what he says about institutional ...
    • What Collective Bargaining Promises and What it Does 

      Jensen, Vernon H. (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] From the outset of my career in teaching, I have been deeply interested in the question of freedom. This interest is in part due to my upbringing and in part is the result of my academic training. Not only its ...
    • Higher Education and Labor Relations 

      Cook, Alice (1976-01-01)
      I have been asked to comment in a field in which I am a novice, namely that of arbitration. I have only recently taken vows in that order and remain still very humble in the company of those already long accepted into the ...
    • Grievance Procedures and the Democratization of American Life 

      Neufeld, Maurice F. (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] No institution in the nation's history has struggled so long and so valiantly for the democratization of American life as the organized labor movement. Decade after decade, trade unionists have fought for human ...
    • From Opportunity to Status 

      Konvitz, Milton R. (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] When Ronald Knox, at the age of four, was asked what he did for his insomnia, he replied, "I lie awake and think about the past." I suspect that even the future celebrated biblical scholar did not, at the age of ...
    • New Challenges to Arbitration 

      McKelvey, Jean T. (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] "Today we face developments in practically every aspect of our lives portending changes within the next quarter century as great as any we have experienced." Changes in one's own field, as in society in general, ...
    • Effects of Social Security Reforms: An Empirical Life Cycle Model for the United States 

      Fields, Gary S.; Mitchell, Olivia S. (1985-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The system of publicly-provided old age pensions, known in the United States as "Social Security," faces serious financial difficulties. As in other countries, the problems are of both a short run and a long run ...
    • On Overtime Hours Legislation 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1987-09-01)
      [Excerpt] In the United States, proposals have been periodically introduced into Congress to amend the provisions of the Fair Labour Standards Act (FLSA) to restrict the use of overtime hours and stimulate employment growth. ...
    • The Unionization of Clerical Workers in Colleges and Universities: A Status Report 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1989-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The 1980s have presented a myriad of problems for the labor movement as membership and bargaining power have declined in manufacturing, construction and transportation. Attempting to come to grips with the new ...
    • Labor Standards, Economic Development, and International Trade 

      Fields, Gary S. (1990-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Higher real earnings at the fullest possible level of employment are the goals of those of us who work in the labor field. This paper addresses the role of labor standards in helping to achieve those goals. The ...
    • Barriers to Union Organizing 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1992-12-09)
      [Excerpt] The current environment presents dramatic challenges for the American labor movement. Structural change in the economy has meant job loss in traditionally unionized sectors such as heavy manufacturing, and job ...
    • Reforming Social Security and Social Safety Net Programs in Developing Countries 

      Fields, Gary S.; Mitchell, Olivia S. (1993-09-27)
      [Excerpt] Developing country governments around the world, as well as the development agencies advising them, have become increasingly alarmed about the cost of social security systems and social safety net programs and ...
    • Seeds of Resurgence: The Promise of Organizing in the Public and Private Sectors 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate; Juravich, Tom (1994-03-10)
      [Excerpt] No revival of our American labor movement will be possible without massive new organizing. While it is important to stem the loss of unionized manufacturing jobs and do a better job of servicing and mobilizing ...
    • American Trade Unions and NAFTA 

      Compa, Lance (1994-04-01)
      [Excerpt] The move to cheap labor and unregulated enterprise abroad puts an individual firm in an advantageous competitive position. But in the aggregate, this movement creates conditions for global economic stagnation. ...
    • The Impact of Working at Home on Career Outcomes of Professional Employees 

      Tolbert, Pamela S.; Simons, Tal (1995-01-01)
      This research examines the claim that working at home adversely affects employees' career progress, by comparing the career achievements of professional employees who work at home and those who do not. The findings contradict ...
    • Lasting Victories: Successful Union Strategies for Winning First Contracts 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (1996-01-01)
      [Excerpt] These studies leave no doubt that employers have at their disposal a myriad of legal and illegal tactics which they can use to effectively block union efforts at winning a first agreement. The critical question ...
    • Recruitment and Decision-Making: The Effects of Early Recruitment Practices on the Decision to Apply to an Organization 

      Collins, Christopher J.; Stevens, Cynthia Kay (1999-01-01)
      This study explored the relationship between early recruitment practices (company visibility, social networking, campus presence and traditional practices) and decision making during the initial phase of the recruitment ...
    • Employment and Disability Policy: the role of the psychologist 

      Bruyere, Susanne M.; Stuart Krause, J.; Lancaster, John A.; Kenneth McGill, J.; Ogle, Rebecca; Stafford, Beverlee; Dodgen, Daniel; Krewman, Donald (2000-01-01)
      Persons with minor or major disabilities represent a significant portion of the U.S. working-age population. Based on the 1993 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), approximately 30 million (19%) men and women ...
    • The Arbitration Profession in Transition: Final Report to the National Academy of Arbitrators 

      Picher, Michel G.; Seeber, Ronald L.; Lipsky, David B. (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in the arbitration and mediation of employment disputes outside the collective bargaining context. This increase has been part of a larger shift from reliance ...
    • The Arbitration Profession in Transition: Preliminary Results From a Survey of the National Academy of Arbitrators 

      Picher, Michel G.; Seeber, Ronald L.; Lipsky, David B. (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt} In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the arbitration and mediation of employment-related disputes. This increase has been part of a larger shift from reliance on litigation and agency resolution ...