Seniority as Security: A Rationale

Meyers, Frederic
February 1966
Monthly Labor Review;Feb66, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p127
Academic Journal
Focuses on the incorporation of seniority rules in collective labor agreements. Essence of seniority rules; Distinction between the closed shop and the forms of union security.


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