Bargaining for Competitiveness: Law, Research, and Case Studies

Title

Bargaining for Competitiveness: Law, Research, and Case Studies

Year

2003

DOI

10.17848/9780585469652

Abstract

This book offers an analysis of the relationship among collective bargaining, firm competitiveness, and employment protections and creation in the United States. The contributors provide an overview of the legal framework and the economic and industrial relations research on collective bargaining, competitiveness, and employment, then follow with four case studies that provide insights into the process of collective bargaining and its current status in the evolving U.S. labor-management system.

Files

Download 1. Collective Bargaining in Context (113 KB)

Contents

  1. Collective Bargaining in Context / Richard N. Block and Peter Berg
  2. Competitiveness and Employment Protection and Creation / Richard N. Block
  3. The Impact of Collective Bargaining on Competitiveness and Employment / Dale Belman and Richard N. Block
  4. Case Study Methodology / Richard N. Block
  5. Basic Aluminum / Richard N. Block
  6. Auto Assembly / Richard N. Block and Peter Berg
  7. Automobile Parts / Michael L. Moore and Richard N. Block
  8. Health Care / Michael J. Polzin and Peter Berg
  9. Overview and Conclusions / Richard N. Block

ISBN

9780880992619 (pbk.) ; 9780880992626 (cloth) ; 9780585469652 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining

Bargaining for Competitiveness: Law, Research, and Case Studies

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Block, Richard N., ed. 2003. Bargaining for Competitiveness: Law, Research, and Case Studies. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585469652