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Tripartite wage determination in Puerto Rico

A review of industry committees established to recommend minimum wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The review includes a discussion of time constraints; barriers to participation by affected employers; the value of plant visits; the impact of non-labor costs on profitability vis-?-vis mainland competitors; changes in the relative share of net income from …

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Consensus in labor relations

The author contends that the challenges facing labor-management relations will be best met by the parties themselves – with assistance from neutrals, academics and government – rather than by “crisis legislation.”

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