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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…

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Examines the relationship between ability and seniority in the context of the “pessimistic” theory – that the use of seniority as a factor in promotions impairs productivity and individual initiative….

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The article traces the collective bargaining history in the Steel industry, leading up to the 1993 agreement which brought the Union and its members into the operational decision-making process. The…

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A discussion, by union and management counsels, in which they agree that ‘efficiency’ and ‘productivity’ are best not made terms of the CBA, over which the arbitrator will be called…

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A discussion of the measures taken by the steel industry in general, and US Steel and the USWA in particular, to increase efficiency while minimizing layoffs. The author advocates the…

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The author suggests an inconsistency in Prof. Healy’s paper [1955, page 45], in that it seems to decry the prevalence of seniority over ability as a factor in the employment…

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The author opines that, to be competitive, labor and management must find ways to settle their bargaining disputes responsibly, but additionally must improve the efficiency of production operations and the…

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Commentary on some aspects of the prior presentations on British (1968 p.1) and Canadian (1968 p.19) dispute resolution processes.

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