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Globalization and its effect on collective bargaining and labor arbitration

A discussion about the effects of globalization on labor organizations and the workforce. Arnold Zack presents a paper addressing the role of labor relations in the developing world, the role of International Labor Organization (ILO) labor standards in the competing countries, and how globalization impacts the U.S. labor relations system and what can be done. …

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An examination of the effects of free market competition on the workplace. The author concludes that the trend for increased managerial flexibility and “competitive austerity” has reduced employment security, increased managerial discretion, weakened union bargaining leverage, and intensified work. In Ontario, revision of the Labour Relations Act, together with revisions to the Employment Standards Act …

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The author posits that the present forms of union organization and representation are not adequate to meet l of the organizational and representational challenges that lie ahead. He examines the economic, social and political forces that the union movement must accommodate in the coming years for effective representation to be furnished

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