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xxix, 448 pages ; 23 cm
  • An overview
  • Industrial relations and labor law before modern legislation
  • The National Labor Relations Act and related labor law
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Establishing the collective bargaining relationship : organization and recognition
  • Economic pressure and bargaining tactics in the established relationship
  • Remedies, the Labor Reform Bill of 1978, and the Employee Free Choice Bill of 2009
  • Dispute resolution in the established relationship
  • The duty of fair representation
  • The public sector
  • Public-interest labor law
  • Conclusion.
A Primer on American Labor Law is an accessible guide for non-specialists and labor lawyers - labor and management representatives, students and general practice lawyers, and trade unionists, government officials and academics from other countries. It covers topics such as the National Labor Relations Act, unfair labor practices, the collective bargaining relationship, dispute resolution, the public sector and public-interest labor law. This updated fifth edition contains extensive new materials covering developments that include the repeal or change in public employee labor law and the development of case law relating to wrongful dismissals and pension reform in the public sector; bankruptcy in both the private and public sector; ADA litigation and 2008 amendments of that statute; new cases on all subjects, but particularly Bush and Obama NLRB decisions, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, and retaliation; and the globalization of labor disputes in labor-management relations in the United States, with particular reference to professional sports disputes and the extraterritoriality of American labor law generally.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107683013 20160612
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01, LAW-635-01
Book
xxxviii, 969 p. ; 27 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01
Book
xxiv, 449 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
The memoir of a former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, this book reveals the difficulties of assuring impartial administration of federal law in the face of a hostile, Republican Congress. The problems of reconciling the conflicting ideologies of those involved are detailed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262072052 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01, LAW-635-01
Book
x, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
For years William Gould has argued for labour law reform that would facilitate trade union organization and collective bargaining. That position, which he expands upon in this latest book, is based on his belief in the value of pluralism, the importance of employee participation in the economy as well as the political process, and the effectiveness of unions in best advocating employee interests in the workplace. In the face of increased erosion in worker protection and weakening of the collective bargaining process, Gould proposes an agenda of reforms to balance the interests of management and workers, and to protect employee participation and job security. Each chapter presents summaries of developed areas of labour or employment law and related policies. At the core of Gould's discussion are the workings and usefulness of the National Labour Relations Act. Gould first provides a history of the past and current labour-management relationships - how we got where we are today - and then reviews and evaluates such factors as the possible repeal or reform of the NLRA, the possible increase in worker participation plans, the change in the use of the strike weapon, wrongful discharge law, the protections afforded non-union employees, and race relations as factors that will affect the future of the labour management relationship and, consequently, the future of industrial relations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262071512 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01, LAW-635-01
Book
xvi, 73 p. ; 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01
Book
506 p. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-342-01