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Unions today

Unions today

new tactics to tackle tough times.

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Published by Bureau of National Affairs in Washington, D.C. (1231 25th St., N.W., Washington 20037) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Political activity -- Case studies,
    • Labor unions and mass media -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesA BNA special report
      ContributionsBureau of National Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .U47 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 140 p. ;
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2581392M
      LC Control Number85129263


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Today, unions continue to serve the same purpose for which they were originally founded. CEO and executive compensation is skyrocketing, while the middle class suffers from layoffs, unemployment and stagnant wages.

Employers are trying to shed responsibility for providing health insurance, good pension coverage, reasonable work hours and job. The book begins with a discussion of trade union organization in Britain. This is followed by separate chapters on the legal aspects of trade unions; achievements and purpose of trade unionism; the need for a national trade union center; and the election and selection of officers.

British Trade Unions Today examines why a large percentage. Regulation L: One of the regulations set forth by the Federal Reserve. Regulation L disallows certain types of interlocking arrangements with directors for Author: Brent Radcliffe.

"Unions have never been good at organizing white-collar workers," says Alan Hyde, a professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, N.J., who specializes in labor and : Theresa Agovino. Labor unions developed differently on the Continent than they did in Great Britain and in the United States, mainly because the European unions organized along industrial rather than along craft lines and because they engaged in more partisan political activity.

In Germany the printers' and cigarmakers' unions were started after the uprisings. Unions work like a democracy. They hold elections for officers who make decisions on behalf of members, giving workers more power on the job. A local union is a locally-based group of workers with a charter from a national or international union such as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) or United Auto Workers (UAW).

A local may. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collins, Henry, Trade unions today. London, F. Muller [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Most employers are reluctant to talk about unions and haven’t done it. They should switch gears, however, and start encouraging supervisors to discuss unions to prevent their workforces from. Employers often fight unionizing efforts with aggression and intimidation, using legal and illegal tactics.

Not all employers oppose unions. Some unions featured in this report were voluntarily recognized by employers, and some led campaigns in which the employer provided union organizers with free access to employees But often, when private-sector workers seek to organize and bargain.

Review: Unions keep watch on corporations — Steven Greenhouse digs into labor’s battle Los Angeles unions are among the most successful in the. Buy Trade unions books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.

Soviet trade unions today. Moscow, Novosti Press Agency Pub. House [?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Verbin. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 75 pages illustrations 20 cm: Reviews.

User-contributed reviews. Greenhouse’s book comes on the heels of historian Erik Loomis’s book “A History of America in Ten Strikes,” which we wrote about in February.

(They cover some of. Contents: Georges Spyropoulos: Foreword - Mathias Hinterscheid: The role of trade unions in the coming decade: The point of view of the European Confederation of Trade Unions - Bertil Bolin: Trade unions and the crisis - Georges Spyropoulos: The role of trade unions in a changing world - Jens Lind: Crisis and conflicts between state and trade union movement: the Danish experience - Denis.

Today he believes that the big teachers' unions are a key reason for the failure of American public education, part of the problem rather than the solution. The unions, he thinks, are just "special interests protecting the status quo," pillars of "a system that too often rewards mediocrity and incompetence." Such a system, he says, "can't succeed.".

State of the Unions puts in context today's news -- the state battles over collective bargaining and right-to-work, politics and the elections, rising strike activity, the attacks on the National Labor Relations Board -- while arguing that a reinvigorated labor movement and a strong middle class are inextricably linked.

Unions have a substantial impact on the compensation and work lives of both unionized and non-unionized workers. This report presents current data on unions&#; effect on wages, fringe benefits, total compensation, pay inequality, and workplace protections.

Some of the conclusions are: Unions raise wages of unionized workers by roughly 20% and raise compensation, including both. Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing. Abstract [Excerpt] This book is about two parallel stories. First, it relates the account of the most aggressive campaign ever waged by a global union federation (GUF), a years-long effort of private security guardCited by: The essentials of good education are the same everywhere: a rigorous curriculum, effective instruction, adequate resources, willing students, and a social and cultural climate in which education is encouraged and respected.

Teacher unions today, as in the past, must work to make these essentials available in every district for every school and. Unions Today: Challenges and Opportunities for Labor Leaders in The challenges unions face today result from a combination of trends years in the making as well as recent political developments.

For example, the Harris v. Quinn decision in signalled that the SCOTUS frowned upon state laws requiring public employees to pay union dues. Unions today are as corrupt as ever says Robert Fitch, author of "Solidarity for Sale." He writes about recent scandals in which union leaders accept company checks to restrict their organizing.