Download and read online A Primer on American Labor Law in PDF and EPUB This fifth edition is an accessible guide for non-specialists that contains extensive new materials covering developments in the past ten years of employee labor laws.
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Download and read online Japan s Reshaping of American Labor Law in PDF and EPUB This pioneering comparative study of Japanese and American labor law reveals a labor-relations system superficially resembling our own but shaped by an entirely different culture, and with a marked impact on Japan's economic success.Among Gould's findings are that the Japanese have adopted American labor law so as to create a relationship between labor and management that is lasting, harmonious, and productive; their system for dealing with job security and unfair labor practices is less confrontational than ours, their law more neutral - and it is easier in Japan for companies to share strategic information with their employees. Gould makes a number of recommendations for change in US labor law while noting that Japan also has problems and its mechanisms for dealing with conflict share many snags with their American counterparts.William B. Gould IV is Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and the author of the award-winning A Primer on American Labor Law (MIT Press paperback).
Download and read online Agenda for Reform in PDF and EPUB For years William Gould has argued for labor law reform that would facilitate trade union organization and collective bargaining. That position, which he expands upon in this latest book, is based on his belief in the value of pluralism, the importance of employee participation in the economy as well as the political process, and the effectiveness of unions in best advocating employee interests in the workplace. In the face of increased erosion in worker protection and weakening of the collective bargaining process, Gould proposes an agenda of reforms to balance the interests of management and workers, and to protect employee participation and job security.Each chapter presents in-depth summaries of developed areas of labor or employment law and related policies. At the core of Gould's discussion are the workings and usefulness of the National Labor Relations Act. Gould first provides a history of the past and current labor management relationships - how we got where we are today - and then reviews and evaluates such factors as the possible repeal or reform of the NLRA, the possible increase in worker participation plans, the change in the use of the strike weapon, wrongful discharge law, the protections afforded nonunion employees, and race relations as factors that will affect the future of the labor management relationship and, consequently, the future of industrial relations.William B. Gould IV is Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. An impartial arbitrator of labor disputes since 1965, he is a member of the Clinton Administration's Committee on the Future of Worker Management Relations. He is the author of A Primer on American Labor Law.
Download and read online An Introduction to Labor Law in PDF and EPUB Michael Evan Gold has completely revised his classic explanation of the protection to which workers are entitled under the National Labor Relations Act. He includes discussion of such fundamental topics as organizing and elections, the duty to bargain, economic weapons available to workers, and enforcement of labor contracts. "An excellent review of labor law as it stands today".--BOOKLIST.
Download and read online A Primer on the Law of Information Exchange in PDF and EPUB With the advent of new and more sophisticated information technologies, businesspersons have more opportunities to interact and exchange information with their competitors. In this climate of free-flowing information, it is essential that businesspersons are aware of the legal implications of engaging in information exchanges whether in the form of an industry association questionnaire or electronic mail. The Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association has developed this general guide to the law of information exchange to aid non-antitrust lawyers' and business managers' understanding of when and how the antitrust laws apply to information exchanges. It is written primarily to help businesspersons to understand the risks and comply with the law. This primer is not a substitute for legal advice but, rather, is offered as background to help spot issues so that advice may be sought from an experienced attorney. The booklets are about the size of a pocket journal and have a space on the back to identify the law firm or company and contact counsel. They are available singly and, at substantial discounts, in convenient packs of 25 copies each.
Download and read online Schools of Democracy in PDF and EPUB In this new political history of the labor movement, Clayton Sinyai examines the relationship between labor activism and the American democratic tradition. Sinyai shows how America's working people and union leaders debated the first questions of democratic theory—and in the process educated themselves about the rights and responsibilities of democratic citizenship.In tracing the course of the American labor movement from the founding of the Knights of Labor in the 1870s to the 1968 presidential election and its aftermath, Sinyai explores the political dimensions of collective bargaining, the structures of unions and businesses, and labor's relationships with political parties and other social movements. Schools of Democracy analyzes how labor activists wrestled with fundamental aspects of political philosophy and the development of American democracy, including majority rule versus individual liberty, the rule of law, and the qualifications required of citizens of a democracy. Offering a balanced assessment of mainstream leaders of American labor, from Samuel Gompers to George Meany, and their radical critics, including the Socialists and the Industrial Workers of the World, Sinyai provides an unusual and refreshing perspective on American labor history.
Download and read online Intellectual Property Valuation in PDF and EPUB "In this book, we attempt to cover some frequently asked questions on intellectual property and intangible assets and to engage in brief discussions on the subject of identifying value. We identify many of the main types of intellectual property and intangible assets. We also look at the primary, traditional, and not-so-traditional methods of valuing these assets and include case studies and various situations in which the valuation of these assets is required." -- from the Introduction, p. 3.
Download and read online Labored Relations in PDF and EPUB A personally revealing, politically astute memoir by a former Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board.
Download and read online Institutional Racism in PDF and EPUB In the United States the economic exploitation of non-white groups has included the reliance on African American slave labor by Southern plantation owners, the systematic removal of Native Americans from their homelands to make room for white settlers, and the relegation of non-white workers to the most low-paid, dangerous and dirty jobs. Through numerous examples Shirley Better demonstrates that racism is embedded within the fabric of American society, restricting equal access to educational opportunities, employment, and housing. Having outlined the causes and effects of institutional racism, the Better presents numerous strategies for individuals and groups to combat this pervasive social problem.
Download and read online The Triangle Fire in PDF and EPUB Description of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire in New York City which killed 146 people.
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Download and read online Strikes Dispute Procedures and Arbitration in PDF and EPUB This penetrating essay collection focuses on the development of dispute procedures in the United States and the legal rules surrounding them. Considered are such enduring matters as unauthorized and wildcat strikes, enforcement of the no-strike obligation, and strikes involving government and industries with an emergency potential. Many of the problems that have perplexed the Supreme Court in recent years, such as sympathy and political strikes, are also examined. Other issues that have not yet been fully confronted by the Supreme Court are also discussed, including the right of labor organizations to limit a union member's right to resign during strikes or other economic conflict. Throughout the volume, the author embraces the fundamental right of the individual to withhold labor and engage in economic pressure. At the same time, he stresses the importance of developing peaceful negotiating procedures, alternatives to the strike, and law which is supportive of such policies.
Download and read online Concepts and Procedures in Whistleblower Law in PDF and EPUB Attorney, scholar, teacher Stephen Kohn presents a comprehensive, unified examination of the 35 federal laws that protect whistleblowers and their rights, plus the common law protections available in each of the 50 states. He provides a step-by-step overview of how to conceptualize and litigate whistleblower cases; detailed analyses of protections for employees who disclose environmental, nuclear, and health and safety violations; a clear, concise presentation of the most important protections contained in the First Amendment, the Civil Rights Act of 1971, and the False Claims Act's qui tam provisions. Kohn also gives detailed discussions of protected activity, discriminatory conduct, proof of retaliation, burdens of persuasion, damages, and attorney fees. The result is a major, practical resource for attorneys, executives, judges, legal scholars, and teachers in various fields of the law.
Download and read online The Business of Sports in PDF and EPUB This book explores the business aspect of sports with an orientation to those topics that are most relevant to journalists, providing the foundation for understanding the various parts of the sports business. Moving beyond sports writing, this text offers a distinct perspective on professional, college, and international sports organizations - structure, governance, labor issues, and other business factors within the sports community. Written clearly and compellingly, The Business of Sports includes cases (historical, current, and hypothetical) to illustrate how business concerns play a role in the reporting of sports. New features for the second edition include: updates throughout, including disciplinary policies throughout the major sports leagues expanded discussion of intellectual property issues and merchandising new sections on ethical issues in sports, aimed at journalists. Offering critical insights on the business of sports, this text is a required resource for sports journalists and students in sports journalism.