University of Massachusetts Labor Relations and Research Center

Friedman, Harvey L.
April 1974
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr74, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p484
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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.


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