ERIC Number: ED130001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Recent Initiatives in Labor-Management Cooperation.
National Center for Productivity and Quality of Working Life, Washington, DC.
This report draws on a series of conferences held to develop guides for labor-management cooperation at the plant level. These included six recent initiatives conferences held in cooperation with State University Institutes of Industrial Relations and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) and a seventh sponsored by the Commission and FMCS. Brief descriptions are presented of the circumstances under which the committees were established and the manner in which they are organized, along with discussions and dialogue from various conferences. The report is designed to provide guidelines and background for solving problems. Included are reports of (1) Labor-management committees in the steel industry, (2) a total community effort in Jameston, New York, (3) FMCS assisted programs in three companies, (4) labor-management cooperation in the Tennessee Valley Authority, (5) a quality of work demonstration project at Eaton Corporation Plant, (6) operation of Scanlon plans, and (7) an experiment with miners regulating their own work activities at the Rushton Coal Mine in Pennsylvania. A final chapter discusses lessons learned from cooperators. Appended are responses from conference attendees, principals of the conferences, and a list of selected publications. (WL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Productivity and Quality of Working Life, Washington, DC.