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Labor Relations in the Public Sector

Labor Relations in the Public Sector - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0824704209

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ISBN13: 978-0824704209
ISBN10: 0824704207
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Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
Published: 2001
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Labor Relations in the Public Sector - 3RD 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0824704209

Richard C. Kearney and David G. Carnevale

ISBN13: 978-0824704209
ISBN10: 0824704207
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 01
Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc.

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Summarizing the current status and critical changes affecting labor relations in the global marketplace, this resourceful and comprehensive text outlines problems and strategies for success in the dynamically evolving work environment. Blending description, analysis, and empirical research into a thorough overview of the field, Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Third Edition incorporates the most recent court decisions and addresses collective bargaining and labor relations at all levels of government.

In addition to a compendium of research resources, this classroom-friendly edition includes more new case studies illustrating key examples!

Completely updated and revised while retaining the successful features of previous editions, Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Third Edition

  • discusses the recent influences of the Reinventing Government Movement
  • examines the latest repercussions of restructuring private and public organizations' business procedures
  • applies up-to-the-minute ''win-win''/interest-based negotiation techniques to the bargaining process and contract administration
  • makes contemporary comparisons between the public sector and the private and nonprofit sectors
  • contains new chapters covering the state of unions and the process and politics of public sector collective bargaining
  • facilitates independent research via a thorough listing of up-to-date labor relations resources and more!

Combining expertise from both academic and professional perspectives, Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Third Edition is a requisite and invaluable text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in public administration and public affairs, political science, human resource management, and labor relations.

Author Bio

Kearney, Richard C. : East Carolina University


Carnevale, David G. : University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Table of Contents

Preface
History and Background p. 1
The Unions Today p. 23
The Legal Environment of Public Sector Labor Relations p. 45
Fundamentals of the Bargaining Process p. 81
The Process and Politics of Public Sector Collective Bargaining p. 113
Financial Impacts of Unions and Collective Bargaining p. 139
Union Impacts: Personnel Processes and Policies p. 177
Strike! p. 221
Resolving Impasses: Alternatives to the Strike p. 259
Living with the Contract p. 293
Public Employee Unions in the Future p. 325
References p. 347
Index p. 379
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