Contract bargaining handbook for local union leaders /
Maurice B. Better.
Second edition / revised by Kenneth May.
Arlington, VA : Bloomberg BNA, [2017]
xxii, 328 pages ; 23 cm
9781682673522, 9781682673539
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Arlington, VA : Bloomberg BNA, [2017]
contents note
Part I: Preparation for Bargaining -- 1. Organizational Activities -- 2. Developing Bargaining Proposals -- 3. Bargaining Proposals and Priorities -- 4. Presenting Financial Information in Bargaining -- 5. Presenting Pay and Fringe Benefit Comparisons -- 6. Presenting Economic Data in Bargaining -- Part II: The Bargaining Process -- 7. The Law of Contract Bargaining -- 8. Bargaining Activities -- 9. The Local Union Negotiator’s Toolbox -- 10. Costing Out Contract Proposals -- 11. Bargaining Contract Language -- 12. Bargaining Impasse and Third-Party Intervention -- 13. Strikes and the Strike Alternative -- Part III: Special Bargaining Situations -- 14. Bargaining in the Government Sector -- 15. Employee-Management Cooperation -- Appendix 1. Bargaining -- Appendix 2. The Local Union Negotiator's Bookshelf -- Glossary -- Table of Cases.
general note
First edition: HD6508 .B42 1993
"The nuts-and-bolts handbook on bargaining for pay, fringes, and other terms and conditions of employment. Newly revisedin its Second Edition, Contract Bargaining Handbook for Local Union Leaders describes the tools and tactics that set the most effective locals apart from the rest. The Handbook’s no-nonsense instructions, summaries, and checklists provide a step-by-step roadmap to guide union representatives through the bargaining process. Coverage includes both traditional and win-win negotiating techniques, all with an eye to enabling you to recognize strengths and weaknesses, find your best strike and no-strike alternatives, and avoid impasse. Highlights of the Second Edition include: Suggestions for contract proposals in health, safety, and individual rights; Internet resources that provide must-have information; How to file charges and communicate with federal agencies in the electronic age; Updated discussion on the use of spreadsheets in bargaining; Revised commentary on the use of strikes and other pressure tactics; New section on litigation strategies; And more."--Publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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