TITLE

A NEW TECHNIQUE IN SENIORITY ADMINISTRATION

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Richard P.
PUB. DATE
October 1955
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct55, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Since formal seniority policies are established to provide orderly and equitable administration of layoffs, recalls, and promotions, it is incongruous, as is remarked in this article, that they should be the source of frequent disputes. Two difficulties are involved in seniority programs: (1) too simple a policy may be inadequate to meet the complexities of the plant situation, but (2) a more complicated policy may be difficult to administer. This article describes the technique adopted in a large firm to provide the accurate and current information needed for administration of a relatively complex seniority policy.
ACCESSION #
6475303

 

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