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Collective Bargaining under Duress
Case Studies of Major North American Industries
This volume highlights the recent state of collective bargaining in eight different industries across both the private and public sectors.
Public Jobs and Political Agendas
The Public Sector in an Era of Economic Stress
This volume spotlights the important public/private differences that account for the special attention visited upon the public sector starting with the Great Recession.
Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism
New Directions in Research
Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism illuminates shared capitalism's complexity as an organizational, psychological, sociological, and economic phenomenon that requires deep interdisciplinary understanding.
Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System
Lessons from Research and Practice
This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners working in the job skills field to examine what research tells us about the current state of the U.S. skills system in comparative perspective and the changes that are required for the future.
Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations
International and Domestic Perspectives
The concept of human rights at work has advanced significantly in the last decade. The authors of the essays in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations focus in various ways on how the promotion and protection of human rights at workplaces here...
The Gloves-off Economy
Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America's Labor Market
Across the United States, increasing numbers of employers are breaking, bending, or evading long-established laws and standards designed to protect workers, from the minimum wage to job safety standards to the right to organize. This "gloves-off...
Policies, Problems, and Possibilities
This volume outlines a fresh view on pension plans from the perspective of both the employer and employee, describing the possibilities in American labor relations and in Congress to meet employers' needs to compete and to fulfill the enduring desire...
Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations
In Contemporary Issues in Industrial Relations, a large and diverse group of contributors provides a new thematic treatment of key employment relations issues. These topics include: collective bargaining, worker disability, the return to work...
The Ethics of Human Resources and Industrial Relations
"In the business and economic spheres, many of the most pressing ethical issues involve the employment relationship, such as the rights of employees versus shareholders, employee privacy and monitoring, whistleblowing, pay equity, discrimination...
Theoretical Perspectives on Work and the Employment Relationship
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 by presenting contributions...