Nonunion Employee Representation: History, Contemporary Practice, and Policy

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Bruce E. Kaufman, Daphne Gottlieb Taras
M.E. Sharpe, 2000 - Political Science - 576 pages
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Examines the history, contemporary practice, and policy issues of non-union employee representation in the U.S. and Canada. It encompasses many organizational devices, such as shop committees, works councils, employee teams, and joint industrial councils, that are organized on a nonunion basis for the purposes of representing employees on a wide range of production, quality, and employment issues. It includes contributions from a broad range of academics, practitioners, and policy makers, from Jonathan Hiatt and Lawrence Gold of the AFL-CIO to David Boone, Senior Vice President of Production Operations at Imperial Oil of Canada.

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James T. Bennett is professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the founder and editor of the Journal of Labor Research and author of many books, including Homeland Security Scams, The Food and Drink Police(with Thomas J. DiLorenzo), and Tax-Funded Politics.

Taras is associate professor of industrial relations in the Faculty of Management at the University of Calgary, Alberta.

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