Allen, Russell
October 1962
ILR Review;Oct62, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses the educational requirements and roles played by intellectuals and professionals in labor unions in the U.S. The increasing technical functions performed by unions call for the skills of professionals. The contributions of intellectual-professionals are crucial to the efforts of unions to improve employment rates. Professionals in unions face several challenges in dealing with their working environment. There are two professional service types: the technician-professional and the program professional.


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