TITLE

Win-Win Approach

AUTHOR(S)
Charter, Michael P.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses principles that should be considered in labor-management negotiations at fire departments in the United States. There should be mutual trust and respect between the two parties. Fire fighters and department officials need to have realistic expectations. Ground rules for negotiation should established. Issues should be the focus and not personalities.
ACCESSION #
19467186

 

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