Fairness at work triggers row over apathetic voters
- Hospital workers call for union vote. // Journal of Business (10756124);3/27/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 7, pA2
Reports on the petition filed by a group of nurses and technologists at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center with the National Labor Relations Board requesting an election for union representation in Spokane, Washington. Required number of signatures for the petition;...
- Correlates of certification application success in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Martinello, Felice // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Fall96, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p544
Investigates the success rate of labor union certification applications in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Analysis of the applications filed with the three Canadian provinces; Impact of changes in labor legislation; Estimation of the effects of economic conditions, labor...
- Invalid union representation election. Lissy, William E. // Supervision;Nov91, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p20
Focuses on the case of a company who offered employees a paid day off to attend a cookout two days before a union representation election. Charges filed by the union against the company with the National Labor Relations Board after the election, which the union lost; National Labor Relations...
- A turning point for California RNs. // California Nurse;Nov2002, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p16
Highlights the election victory of nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in voting for professional representation by the California Nurses Association (CNA). Attacks by the hospitals' management against CNA; Advantage of CNA representation in elevating...
- Too hard a bargain. // New Statesman;05/15/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4385, p5
Presents information on union recognition, with reference to British Prime Minister Tony Blair's compromise for unions. Reference to an editorial ran in the `Times' magazines on May 13, 1998; Requirements of Blair's formula; Discussion on Blair's proposed compromise.
- Organizing elections mirror 1995 pace. Woolley, Deb // South Carolina Business Journal;Jul96, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the parallelism in the union organizing elections in South Carolina in 1995 and 1996. Employees' rejection of union representation in three of the elections; Filing of a petition for union representation election at Earth Grains in Greenville, South Carolina.
- Restoring balance. Levitt, Howard // Northern Ontario Business;Feb96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p19
Looks at the involvement of decertification applications by the NDP-appointed Labour Relations Board who never made it easy. Restoration of labor in the unionized sector; Restrictions of decertification applications; Tips on legal principles.
- El Salvador (Case No. 2629). // Official Bulletin: Series B;2009, Vol. 92 Issue 1 (353, 354), p252
The article presents information on a complaint by the organizations affiliated to the Permanent Bureau for Labour Justice (MPJL), supported by the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) about the denial of legal personality to the Union of Salvadorian Judiciary Employees.
- Information, Disinformation, and Union Success in Certification and Decertification Elections. DEVINATZ, VICTOR G.; RICH, DANIEL P. // Journal of Labor Research;Winter96, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p199
In certification elections, workers consider the purchase of union services whose quality is, ex ante, unobservable. Voters must rely on available signals or indices in forming their expectations. Union members are able to reevaluate their initial purchase decision as more accurate information...