Justice on the Job: Perspectives on the Erosion of Collective Bargaining in the United States

Title

Justice on the Job: Perspectives on the Erosion of Collective Bargaining in the United States

Year

2006

DOI

10.17848/9781429454827

Abstract

This volume presents an influential group of researchers who examine the current state of workers’ freedom to form unions and bargain collectively. All of the researchers present empirical evidence to support their innovative ideas for advancing workers' rights.

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Download 1. An Introduction to the Current State of Workers' Rights (305 KB)

Contents

  1. An Introduction to the Current State of Workers' Rights / Richard N. Block, Sheldon Friedman, Michelle Kaminski, and Andy Levin
  2. A Logical Extreme: Proposing Human Rights as the Foundation for Workers' Rights in the United States / James A. Gross
  3. International Elections Standards and NLRB Representation Elections / David L. Cingranelli
  4. Collective Bargaining Rights in the Public Sector: Promises and Reality / Donald S. Wasserman
  5. Significant Victories: An Analysis of Union First Contracts / Tom Juravich, Kate Bronfenbrenner, and Robert Hickey
  6. Bad Service Jobs: Can Unions Save Them? Can They Save Unions? / Laura Dresser and Annette Bernhardt
  7. Dancing with the Smoke Monster: Employer Motivations for Negotiating Neutrality and Card Check Agreements / Adrienne E. Eaton and Jill Kriesky
  8. Supreme Court Supervisory Status Decisions: The Impact on the Organizing of Nurses / Steven E. Abraham, Adrienne E. Eaton, and Paula B. Voos
  9. Law and Collective Bargaining Power: An Experiment to Test Labor Law Reform Proposals / Gangaram Singh and Ellen Dannin
  10. America's Union-Free Movement in Light of International Human Rights Standards / Roy J. Adams
  11. The United States and ILO Conventions 87 and 98: The Freedom of Association and the Right to Bargain Collectively / Richard McIntyre and Matthew M. Bodah
  12. Members-Only Collective Bargaining: A Back-to-Basics Approach to Union Organizing / Charles J. Morris
  13. The Commercial Temp Agency, the Union Hiring Hall, and the Contingent Workforce: Toward a Legal Reclassification of For-Profit Labor Market Intermediaries / Harris Freeman and George Gonos
  14. No More Business as Usual: Using Pension Activism to Protect Workers' Rights / Jayne Elizabeth Zanglein

ISBN

9780880992787 (pbk.) ; 9780880992794 (cloth) ; 9781429454827 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining

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Block, Richard N., Sheldon Friedman, Michelle Kaminski, and Andy Levin, eds. 2006. Justice on the Job: Perspectives on the Erosion of Collective Bargaining in the United States. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9781429454827