Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees

Title

Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees

Year

1990

Abstract

Martin conducted a study at a large company where its various wage tier systems allowed assessment of the long-term impact of tiers. Part of this study included the development of a survey designed to explore eight research questions related to tiers and to test five hypotheses of low-tier v. high-tier employees.

Files

Download 1. An Introduction to Tiered Compensation Structures (1.1 MB)

Contents

  1. An Introduction to Tiered Compensation Structures
  2. Tiered Compensation Structures in Practice
  3. Labor-Management Relations in the Retail Food Industry
  4. Tiers and the Mayway Food Market Company
  5. Sample Characteristics, Research Design, and Data Analysis
  6. Research Questions Concerning Tiers
  7. Hypotheses Concerning Tiers
  8. Summary and Conclusions

ISBN

9780880990882 (pbk.)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining; Wages, health insurance and other benefits; Inequality

Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees

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Citation

Martin, James E. 1990. Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.