9780131293694: Labor Relations

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Labor Relations.

A classic in the field of labor relations, Sloane and Witney's Labor Relations, 11/e provides students with a basic understanding of unionism in its natural habitat and a fundamental appreciation of the union-management process. It focuses on the negotiation and administration of labor agreements, and emphasizes the more significant bargaining issues. The text has been revised and significantly updated in response to recent developments in the labor relations field.

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About the Author:

Arthur A. Sloane, Professor of Labor Relations at the University of Delaware, holds a bachelor's degree and doctorate from Harvard University. Formerly a personnel administrator for Sylvania Electric Products, Inc., he also taught at Indiana University. He has written several books, including a 19)1 biography of Jimmy Hoffa, Hoffa; is a member of both the National Roster of Labor Arbitration of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the National Labor Panel of the American Arbitration Association; and has been Chairperson of the Delaware Public Employment Relations Board and permanent impartial arbitrator under the DaimlerChrysler-UAW labor contract. He has been honored many times for his excellence in teaching, both by his university and by such outside institutions as the Danforth Foundation of St. Louis.

The late Fred Whitney, all three of whose academic degrees were awarded by the University of Illinois, spent his entire professional career as a Professor of Economics at Indiana University. A member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, he similarly served as an active arbitrator under the authorities of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the American Arbitration Association. He authored many articles that were published in leading professional journals and wrote five books in the field of labor, including seven editions of Labor Relations Law (coauthored with Benjamin J. Taylor), Government and Collective Bargaining, and Labor Relations in Spain. A legendary teacher, his university also honored him with a variety of awards for his classroom performance.

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Arthur A. Sloane and Fred Witney's LABOR RELATIONS has for many years and by some margin been the most popular textbook in its field. Adopted by over six hundred colleges and universities, it is widely viewed as the definitive volume on labor relations, consistently providing a broad and balanced overview of the subject with accuracy, readability, and timeliness.

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