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The author notes the shift from regulation to competition in the trucking, telecommunications, and energy industries (natural gas and electricity), and its effect on labor agreements. The author asserts that…

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New industrial relations and industrial justice

Secretary Usery observes that global competition has weakened the nature of collective bargaining. He recommends the acceptance of United States workers as partners, and cites the Toyota-GM-UAW experience in New…

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Professor Rentfro proffers that evolving societal values are reflected in the workplace: sexual harassment cases; drug and alcohol cases (and employee assistance programs); and a breakdown in the social contract…

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The author, former International President of the UAW, proposes that the unions that are on the right course are those with leadership and membership that recognize the necessity and inevitability…

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NLRB Chairman Gould describes the efforts of the NLRB to develop new mechanisms for 1) processing appropriate bargaining unit disputes, 2) mediating ULPs, 3) resolving wrongful dismissal claims, and 4)…

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Professor Cox asserts the need to create new processes to encourage cooperation between government, organizations, and individuals whose activities are directly affected by government. He proposes, as a model, the…

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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,…

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