TITLE

THE ELECTION BASE OF NATIONAL UNION EXECUTIVE BOARDS

AUTHOR(S)
Gamm, Sara
PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr79, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p295
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the effect of election base of executive boards on the internal political life of national unions in the U.S. Unions exist to represent their members and therefore should exhibit characteristics of representative government. The significance of the election base for union executive board members depends upon the role of executive boards in the government of unions. The opportunities for effective dissent and opposition within a national union, without regional elections, are often almost nonexistent.
ACCESSION #
4455611

 

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