ERIC Number: ED317813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
The Challenge of New Technology to Labor-Management Relations. Summary of a Conference (Washington, D.C., October 19-20, 1988).
Mowery, David C., Ed.; Henderson, Bruce E., Ed.
This document summarizes a conference organized around four broad topics: (1) skill and employment effects of new technologies; (2) health and safety effects; (3) strategies and tactics for improving labor-management relations; and (4) the role of public and private training and retraining programs. Four conference papers are included as follows: "New Technology and the Organization of Work: A Review of the Issues" (Osterman); "New Technology, Health and Safety, and Labor-Management Relations" (Smith); "Managing New Technology and Labor Relations: An Opportunity for Mutual Influence" (Walton, McKersie); and "New Technology and Continuous Learning" (Zager). Summaries of the discussion of each paper are provided. Appendix A lists the meeting participants. Appendix B lists members of the Panel on Technology and Employment that was organized by the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, a joint committee of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. (CML)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.; Bureau of Labor-Management Relations and Cooperative Programs (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Product of the Panel on Technology and Employment. For a related document, see ED 286 063.