TITLE

THE JOB RIGHTS OF STRIKERS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

AUTHOR(S)
Schramm, Leroy H.
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr78, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The question of whether government employees may legally be replaced when they strike is complicated by the variation in state laws governing not only the right to strike but also the ‘section 7 right’ to engage in concerted activities and the provision of tenure and civil service protection. Through an examination of state statutes and the major cases interpreting those statutes, this study concludes that strikers in the public sector can often be replaced, and sometimes summarily dismissed, even under laws providing the right to strike, unless those laws include section 7 and civil service or tenure rights.
ACCESSION #
4455638

 

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