TITLE

FROM PRIVATE TO PUBLIC: LABOR RELATIONS IN URBAN TRANSIT

AUTHOR(S)
Barnum, Darold T.
PUB. DATE
October 1971
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct71, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on labor relations in the urban-transit industry, in light of the rapid-transit industry's shift from the private sector in the United States to the public sector. Statistics are given for the largest operating systems in metropolitan areas, as well as trends in ridership, employment and finances, characteristics of the industry which affect collective bargaining, and manpower requirements. Other topics are the impact of black workers on unions, employee compensation, strike-control laws, and arbitration.
ACCESSION #
4459252

 

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