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ERIC Number: ED308314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 164
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88099-075-9
Organized Labor at the Crossroads.
Huang, Wei-Chiao, Ed.
These papers are organized around the theme that labor unions in the United States, having suffered a precipitous decline in membership and influence, must reassess their past practices and strategies and seek new methods and solutions. Following an introduction by Wei-Chiao Huang, the document includes "Bargaining Realities: Responding to a Changing World" (Sharon P. Smith); "Innovation or Confrontation: Alternative Directions for American Industrial Relations" (Thomas A. Kochan and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld; "Organized Labor's Political Agenda: An Economist's Evaluation" (George E. Johnson); "The Promise of Profit Sharing" (Martin L. Weitzman); "The Changing Status of Unionism around the World: Some Emerging Patterns" (Richard B. Freeman); and "Evidence on U.S. Experiences with Dispute Resolution Systems" (Orley Ashenfelter). (CML)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 300 South Westnedge Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 ($9.95; hardcover, ISBN-0-88099-076-7: $16.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Upjohn (W.E.) Inst. for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, MI.
Note: Papers presented during the Annual Lecture-Seminar Series, Western Michigan University (24th, Kalamazoo, MI, 1987-1988).