TITLE

University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Harvey L.
PUB. DATE
April 1974
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr74, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p484
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various researches conducted by University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center. Areas of investigation at the Labor Relations and Research Center include a cooperative effort with the Occupational Education Center of the School of Education in the investigation of trade union involvement to resolve vocational education problems at the state and local levels. John Conlon of the School of Business Administration and David Bloodsworth of the Labor Relations and Research Center conducted a major study of the dispute settlement techniques used to resolve collective bargaining impasses in the Massachusetts public employment sector. In collaboration with Howard Segool and Randall Sadowski of the School of Engineering, Curt Tausky of the Sociology Department examine the organizational structures of apparel firms that employ workers in the needle trades in the Fall River, Massachusetts's area. Harvey Friedman completed three years of service on the State Commission on Public Sector Bargaining, which recommended major changes leading to a comprehensive public employee statute.
ACCESSION #
4458902

 

Related Articles

  • University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center. Seligman, Ben B. // ILR Review;Apr67, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p533 

    This article focuses on the researches that are ongoing at the University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center (LRRC) at Amherst, Massachusetts. Research activities of the LRRC focus on labor in historical, economic, political, and social terms. Within this context, an effort is...

  • University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center. Friedman, Harvey L. // ILR Review;Apr73, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p1051 

    The article focuses on research works conducted in the University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center. Under the auspices of the Federal Manpower Administration, researcher Solomon Barkin of the economics department is continuing his research in comparative manpower policy...

  • One-time utility deal finances drives retrofit. Nelson, Kessel L. // Energy User News;Feb98, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p1 

    Reports that the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts completed a no-cost variable-air-volume retrofit project at the Lederle Graduate Research Center in July, 1997. Cost of the project; Who provided the funding for the project; Comments from James Burbank, campus energy engineer.

  • Cybernation and Job Security. Mangum, Garth L. // Labor Law Journal;Jan66, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p18 

    What, then, is the burden of this paper? We have been going through a difficult period which involved insecurity for workers and burdened collective bargaining with tasks it was not well prepared to assume. Technological change was involved but as one of many factors and apparently not at an...

  • UPDATE: UMASS RECOGNIZES RA UNION. Rivard, Nicole // University Business;Sep2002, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p17 

    Reports that the University of Massachusetts Amherst became the first undergraduates to unionize in March 2002. Terms of agreement; Implication of the move.

  • Labor Relations.  // Labor Law Journal;Dec51, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p929 

    The granting of benefits to employees without the agreement of their bargaining representative is an unfair labor practice on the part of an employer if the purpose is to disparage or undermine the prestige of the representative or to forestall collective bargaining. In the exercise of the right...

  • New Horizons in Labor-Management Relations. Leedom, Boyd // Labor Law Journal;Jan60, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p11 

    Collective bargaining has not achieved the stability essential both for the growth of the country and for the national defense, writes Boyd Leedom, chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. A new approach to and new attitudes towards collective bargaining, he says, are needed to bring an...

  • VOTING FOR WAGE CONCESSIONS: THE CASE OF THE 1982 GM-UAW NEGOTIATIONS. Kaufman, Bruce E.; Martinez-Vazquez, Jorge // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jan88, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p183 

    The authors of this paper use the median voter model to predict the patterns of rank-and-file voting on wage concessions in a multiplant setting, then test those predictions using data from the 1982 GM-UAW negotiations. The model predicts that workers in plants with large layoffs will vote in...

  • A National Labor Policy. Tead, Ordway // New Republic;11/17/17, Vol. 13 Issue 159, p67 

    Comments on the for a national labor policy in the U.S. Effect of harmonized industrial relations on American production; Existence of a collective agreement in which certain of the terms of employment; Acceptance of union standards of employment; Representation of momentary equilibrium between...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics