Synopsis By: Lurie - Proceeding Author: Walter J. Gershenfeld, Joan Weitzman

A survey of the statutory, judicial, and related public employment dispute-settlement developments at the federal, state, and local levels in 1977. It contains a state-by-state analysis of legislation enacted, developments in the federal sector under the Executive Orders, and a digest of selected appellate and high-court decisions. A brief section is included on research and training activity in the public-employment dispute settlement area.