Changes in State labor laws in 1972

Weissbrodt, Sylvia
January 1973
Monthly Labor Review;Jan73, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
Looks at changes in state labor laws in the United States in 1972. Legislative activity directed toward job-safety laws; Rhode Island Washington's expansion of their bargaining rights and procedures to health service employees; Innovative strike provisions under Alaska's Public Employment Relations Act.


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