Collective Bargaining in Public Employment

Collective Bargaining in Public Employment

Collective Bargaining in Public Employment

Collective Bargaining in Public Employment

Excerpt

In recent years the central stage of employee relations has featured a new cast and plot: collective bargaining for public employees. Unions have dramatically increased their membership among public-employees. Bargaining for employees of federal, state, and local governments has also increased rapidly. Every indication points to further increases in membership and bargaining activity in the future. The growth and nature of bargaining activities in public employment, including the proliferation of strikes, have captured the attention of the public and have challenged those engaged in labor relations.

This book describes and analyzes the developments in publicemployee bargaining. The emphasis throughout is on bargaining and labor relations rather than on administration of public personnel. After the environment of government and public employment is introduced in Chapter I, Chapters II-V are devoted to a description of the bargaining. Chapter II discusses the employee organizations and collective-bargaining activities for federal employees; Chapter III, those for employees of states, counties, and municipalities; Chapter IV, those for teachers; and Chapter V, those for police and fire fighters. Interrelationships exist in labor relations among the above groups of employees, but a separate . . .

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