Now showing items 1937-1956 of 2082

    • Unemployment Insurance, Duration of Unemployment, and Subsequent Wage Gain 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Oaxaca, Ronald L. (1976-12-01)
      [Excerpt] In order to evaluate what the "optimal" level of UI benefits is, one must therefore first estimate the magnitude of the relationships between UI benefits levels and unemployed workers' durations of unemployment ...
    • Unequal Progress: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession 2002-03 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2003-03-01)
      [Excerpt] Most colleges and universities adopted budgets for the 2002-03 academic year in the spring and early summer of 2002. At that time, a pessimist might have cited several factors – negative rates of return from ...
    • Unfair Advantage: Workers’ Freedom of Association in the United States Under International Human Rights Standards 

      Compa, Lance A. (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Human Rights Watch selected case studies for this report on workers’ freedom of association in the United States with several objectives in mind. One was to include a range of sectors - services, industry, ...
    • Unifying Germany: Crisis, Conflict, and Social Partnership in the East 

      Turner, Lowell (1997-01-01)
      [Excerpt] I argue that social partnership is alive and well in eastern Germany. My evidence for this surprising outcome includes the IG Metall strike victory of 1993 and plant-level case studies of restructuring and ...
    • Union Attitudes Toward Management Cooperation 

      Dyer, Lee; Lipsky, David B.; Kochan, Thomas A. (1977-01-01)
      Much has been written in recent years about the need for unions and managements in the United States to move beyond traditional collective bargaining and begin working together cooperatively to establish creative new ...
    • Union Attitudes Towards Significant Aspects of Job Training Programs for the Disadvantaged 

      Drotning, John E.; Lipsky, David B.; Fottler, Myron D. (1972-01-01)
      Complementing their earlier study of employer non-participation in manpower programs for the disadvantaged, the authors now turn their attention to the union aspect of non-participation. The present survey extensively ...
    • Union Leadership and Member Attitudes: A Multi-Level Analysis 

      Hammer, Tove H.; Bayazit, Mahmut; Wazeter, David L. (2009-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Analyses of union leadership roles show that union presidents should have both a within-union focus and an external focus. The authors combined multi-level survey data from 3,871 union members in 248 local teachers’ ...
    • Union Organizing Among Professional Women Workers 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (2005-03-01)
      "Women in professional and technical occupations fill a unique niche in the US workforce and the US labor movement. For, while the image of an elementary or secondary school teacher is not likely one that would come to ...
    • Union Participation in Japan: Do Western Theories Apply? 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Gallagher, Daniel G.; Fiorito, Jack; Wakabayashi, Mitsuru (1990-04-01)
      This study investigates the validity in Japan of union participation models developed in North America. The results of ordinary least squares analysis suggest that members' participation in unions is positively related to ...
    • Union Tactics Matter: The Impact of Union Tactics on Certification Elections, First Contracts and Membership Rates 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate; Juravich, Tom (1995-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This study examines the impact of union tactics on certification election win rates, first contracts and post-contract membership rates in the public sector. Based on an in-depth survey of union organizers in a ...
    • Union-Free Bargaining Strategies and First Contract Failures 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1996-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The objective of this paper is to investigate what happens during first contract negotiations, especially the unproductive ones that do not result in an agreement. Complete files were reviewed of 54 first contract ...
    • Union-Member Relations and Satisfaction with Unions in South Korea 

      Frenkel, Stephen J.; Kuruvilla, Sarosh (1999-01-01)
      This paper uses a large sample of South Korean union members working in different industries and occupations to test a model of union satisfaction. The results suggest that union-member relations- member representation and ...
    • Unionization Among College Faculty - 1996 

      Hurd, Richard W.; Foerster, Amy (1996-04-01)
      [Excerpt] Unionization among college and university faculty continued its slow but steady increase in 1995. Academic unions now represent 246,207 professors, a growth of 3,986 (1.65 percent) from that reported in last ...
    • Unionization of Professional and Technical Workers: The Labor Market and Institutional Transformation 

      Hurd, Richard W.; Bunge, John (2004-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Established institutions that serve the interests of white-collar workers find themselves at a critical juncture. On the one hand they can foresee the potential to augment membership and influence. On the other ...
    • Unions and ADR: The Relationship between Labor Unions and Workplace Dispute Resolution in U.S. Corporations 

      Avgar, Ariel C.; Lamare, J. Ryan; Lipsky, David B.; Gupta, Abhishek (2013-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices has become commonplace in many large American firms. A growing number of organizations are turning to various ADR methods designed to deal with inevitable ...
    • Unions and Managerial Pay 

      DiNardo, John; Hallock, Kevin F.; Pischke, Jorn-Steffen (1997-12-01)
      Unions compress the wage distribution among workers covered by union contracts. We ask whether unions also have an effect on the managers of unionized firms. To this end we collected and assembled data on unionization and ...
    • Unions and Productivity in the Public Sector: A Study of Municipal Libraries 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Sherman, Daniel R.; Schwarz, Joshua L. (1983-01-01)
      This paper develops and illustrates the use of two methodologies to analyze the effect of unions on productivity in the public sector. Although the methodologies are applicable to a wide variety of public sector functions, ...
    • Unions and the Contingent Work Force 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (1988-11-01)
      [Excerpt] Unions seeking to organize the unorganized face increasing numbers of part-time, temporary and leased employees. These contingent workers now make up more than a quarter of the American work force. Of the new ...
    • Unions and the Contingent Workforce 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (1994-01-01)
      "In 1985, Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, announced that it was going to contract out the work of its food-service department, effectively terminating 156 employees. This action was taken despite ...
    • Unions and the Labor Market for Managers 

      DiNardo, John; Hallock, Kevin F.; Pischke, Jörn-Steffen (2000-08-01)
      We examine the relationship between the employment and compensation of managers and CEOs and the presence of a unionized workforce. We develop a simple efficiency wage model, with a tradeoff between higher wages for workers ...