Monthly Labor Review

A monthly publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics that contains analytical articles on employment and unemployment, prices, compensation, working conditions, productivity, and other topics. Includes tables of current labor statistics, book reviews,

Articles from Vol. 112, No. 7, July

Bethlehem - Steelworker Contract
"Developments in Industrial Relations" is prepared by George Ruben of the Division of Developments in Labor-Management Relations, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and is largely based on information from secondary sources. Bethlehem-Steelworkers contract...
Can Employee Associations Negotiate New Growth?
Sar. A Levitan is Research Professor of Economics at The George Washington University, and Director of The George Washington Center for Social Policy Studies. Frank Gallo is a research associate at the Center. The research for this article was...
Court Rules on 'Sex Stereotyping.' (Developments in Industrial Relations)
Court rules on 'sex stereotyping' The Supreme Court, in a 6 to 3 decision, held that if a woman presents evidence that she was denied a promotion because of illegal "sex stereotyping," her employer "may avoid a finding of liability only by proving...
Experimental Cost-of-Living Indexes: A Summary of Current Research
Mary F. Kokoski is an economist in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Experimental cost-of-living indexes: a summary of current research Mary F. Kokoski The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is "a measure...
How Much Poverty Is Reduced by State Income Transfers?
Robert D. Plotnick is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Public Affairs and School of Social Work, University of Washington. This study was supported in part by a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation to the Institute for Public...
International Developments in Apprenticeship
Melvin Brodsky is an economist in the Office of Intemational Organizations, Bureau of Intemational Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, and serves as the Department's OECD coordinator. International developments in apprenticeship Melvin...
MLR 1915-1990 Diamond Anniversary
The start of the Monthly Labor Review's 75th year calls for both celebration and reflection. Our celebration begins in this issue with a number of design changes. Subsequent issues will include a special chart section that capsules the data die...
Profiles in Safety and Health: Work Hazards of Mobile Homes
Martin E. Personick is an economist in the Division of Safety and Health Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Judy R. Daley, an economist in the same division, prepared the data and analysis for this article from the Supplementary Data System....
Samuel Gompers: A Half Century in Labor's Front Rank
Irwin Yellowitz is a professor of history at The City College of the City University of New York. 'I want to live for one thing alone-to leave a better labor movement in America and in the world than I found it when I entered, as a boy. . ....