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    • The New Structure of Labor Relations: Tripartism and Decentralization 

      Katz, Harry C.; Lee, Wonduck; Lee, Joohee (2004-01-01)
      Tripartism, the national-level interaction among representatives of labor, management, and government, occurs infrequently in the United States. Based on the U.S. experience, then, such interactions might seem irrelevant ...
    • The Sex of Class: Women Transforming American Labor 

      Cobble, Dorothy Sue (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book too is about class. It details the rise of class inequalities in the United States, and it offer portraits of the new labor movements that are arising in response. But is also about the sex of class. ...
    • The Blue Eagle At Work: Reclaiming Democratic Rights in the American Workplace 

      Morris, Charles J. (2004-01-01)
      Charles J. Morris, a renowned labor law scholar and preeminent authority on the National Labor Relations Act, uncovers a long-forgotten feature of that act that offers an exciting new approach to the revitalization of the ...
    • Theoretical Perspectives on Work and the Employment Relationship 

      Kaufman, Bruce (2004-01-01)
      Developing a strong theoretical base for research and practice in industrial relations and human resource management has, to date, remained a largely unfulfilled challenge. This pioneering volume helps close the theory gap ...
    • Telling Stories Out of Court: Narratives About Women and Workplace Discrimination 

      O'Brien, Ruth (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Few of the countless real-life stories of workplace discrimination suffered by men and women everyday are ever told publicly. This book boldly and eloquently rights that wrong, going where no plaintiff testimony ...
    • The Good Temp 

      Smith, Vicki; Neuwirth, Esther B. (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The story of the explosion of temporary employment and the challenge to the permanent employment contract in the last half of the twentieth century has been told many times. Researchers from''a variety of academic ...
    • Power in Coalition: Strategies for Strong Unions and Social Change 

      Tattersall, Amanda (2010-01-01)
      {Excerpt} For decades, unions around the world, like the teachers' union in Australia, have been struggling. Across advanced English-speaking economies, we have seen the rising power of capital and its increasing influence ...
    • No Small Change: Pension Funds and Corporate Engagement 

      Hebb, Tessa (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] At its best corporate engagement offers a long-term view of value that both promotes higher environmental, social, and governance standards and adds share value, thus providing long-term benefits to future pension ...
    • Building China: Informal Work and the New Precariat 

      Swider, Sarah (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book makes three main contributions to our understanding of informal work in China. First, it documents diversity in employment relations and the labor market. This diversity exists in spite of the fact that ...
    • The State of Working America 2006/2007 

      Mishel, Lawrence; Bernstein, Jared; Allegretto, Sylvia (2007-01-05)
      [Excerpt] Yet, despite this unequivocally beneficial development, many Americans report dissatisfaction with where the economy seems to be headed, and many worry about their own and their children’s well-being. These ...