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An examination of the political events and labor relations that have resulted in restrictions on the scope of public sector collective bargaining and union representation. The pertinent legislation and its likely consequences are discussed.

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Attorney Boone examines how industrial democracy has been promoted by the Trilogy cases.He examines the intellectual, legal, and historical context of the Trilogy; and the role of union advocates in preserving, through arbitration, a viable labor movement.

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Bill Usery is introduced and his career described, and his career is described. Secretary Usery then gives a brief history of labor arbitration in the U.S., and the contribution made by the Academy.

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The author furnishes a brief history of the development of collective bargaining in the United States, observes the decline in the organized labor movement since the late 1970s, enumerates the causes of that decline, and forecasts continued decline absent reform of the governing legal framework (a prospect he views as “modest to slim”). He foresees …

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Employee empowerment – Collective bargaining’s future role

A debate about the efficacy of organized labor as opposed to freedom of individuals to contract.

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Mr. Donahue describes the trends in union membership, describes measures that the AFL-CIO is taking and will need to take to preserve membership, and distinguishes collective bargaining from rights derived from statute.

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Challenge and change

Under Secretary Schlossberg observes that 1) the forces of global competition, 2) new technologies and 3) the emergence of information and service jobs as the dominant employment areas, require collaborative, problem-solving approaches to collective bargaining.

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Prof. Kochan addresses the future of collective bargaining and its implications for labor arbitration. He considers two questions about the future of collective bargaining: 1) How widespread will collective bargaining be and 2) will changes in the nature of collective bargaining alter the future role and prominence of grievance arbitration? He concludes that the trend …

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A discussion of the role of collective bargaining in our society and the need to educate the public on its importance.

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This address discusses whether collective bargaining is a public or private institution; the inescapability of judicial review; and concern for the preservation of effective dispute-settling mechanisms through the institution of collective bargaining. The author uses the court case of Holodnak v. Avco to illustrate his concern with the growing use of judicial review to overturn …

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