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KEY BENEFIT: Bring your best case to the table by putting theory into practice with this guide to labor relations, unions, and collective bargaining. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practice, and Law Ninth Edition introduces students to collective bargaining and labor relations. The text is concerned with application, as well as coverage of labor history, laws, and practices.
In this ninth edition, chapters have been reorganized and updated with over one hundred additions to focus students on the practical implications of the latest laws, court rulings, and current events that affect labor relations. There is also a new Collective Bargaining Simulation to enhance traditional lectures with hands-on contract negotiation.
LABOR RELATIONS OVERVIEW; THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROCESS; COST OF LABOR CONTRACTS; THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS IN ACTION
MARKET: This newly updated reference will give students the skills they need to enter the labor relations field as knowledgeable and effective advocates with a grasp of current laws, trends, and negotiating tactics.
-NEW! Labor News: These chapter opening articles help students understand the gravity of labor relations and the associated collective bargaining agreements.
-NEW! Chapter on Bargaining Techniques: Students are provided with tactics to use at the bargaining table, giving them the skills they need for effective negotiation.
-NEW! In-Chapter Column Definitions: This redesign of the chapter layout provides students with quick access to terms and definitions specific to labor relations.
- NEW! Simulation: A simulation based upon a real agreement negotiated by the authors between the Fraternal Order of Police and the Louisville Metro Police Department is included in Appendix B of the text. Students can learn first-hand how to deal with contract negotiations and practice their bargaining techniques. The entire agreement can also be accessed via the book’s Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/carrell.
-NEW! Certification Process Discussion: New coverage of the ways in which a union may be certified to represent employees has been added.