Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees
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.
Download 1. An Introduction to Tiered Compensation Structures (1.1 MB)
LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining; Wages, health insurance and other benefits; Inequality
Martin, James E. 1990. Two-Tier Compensation Structures: Their Impact on Unions, Employers, and Employees. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.