Malm, F. Theodore
October 1951
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct51, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
The influence of union bargaining upon occupational wage relationships is an issue on which there is divergence of opinion among labor economists. Does collective bargaining tend to narrow differences in wages among workers of different skills? What are the attitudes of workers — do they desire or oppose such differentials? Pacific Coast longshoring furnishes an interesting example of an industry where occupational wage differences are virtually nonexistent.


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