This text examines key terms, practices, and laws of labor relations and collective bargaining, using actual labor agreements, arbitration cases, and decisions of the National Labor Relations Board to illustrate contemporary issues. Coverage of public sector relations and international collective bargaining issues has been expanded for this seventh edition, and there is new material on employee misconduct and professional sports. New case studies allow students to play the role of arbitrator. Carrell is affiliated with Northern Kentucky University. Heavrin is an attorney in private practice. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
New edition of a text which provides a practical working knowledge of labor relations and collective bargaining terms, practices, and law. Fifteen chapters provide a historical and legal overview and discuss the collective bargaining process, cost of labor contracts, labor relations process in action, and additional labor relations issues. An appendix contains the text of major labor legislation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.