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- Are Mandated Health and Safety Committees Substitutes for or Supplements to Labor Unions? Weil, David // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr99, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p339
A subject of recurring debate in both academia and the business world is whether workplace committees and other forms of employee participation are substitutes for or supplements to labor unions. One well-established effect of unionization is increased enforcement of government labor policies...
- Factors Which Support Effective Worker Participation in Health and Safety: A Survey of New Jersey Industrial Hygienists and Safety Engineers. Ochsner, Michele; Greenberg, Michael // Journal of Public Health Policy;1998, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p350
Strategies for increasing worker involvement in health and safety are wide-spread and have received emphasis in various OSHA reform proposals; however, much remains unknown about the effectiveness of these strategies. This paper draws on a survey of more than 400 New Jersey members of the...
- Employee Perceptions of Working Conditions and the Desire for Worker Representation in Britain and the US. Bryson, Alex; Freeman, Richard // Journal of Labor Research;Mar2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p1
This paper explores the link between employee perceptions of working conditions and the desire for worker representation in Britain and the US. We find that the distribution of employee perceptions of poor working conditions is similar in Britain and the US; similar factors affect the number of...
- Employee Involvement Programs: The Noninvolvement of Unions Revisited. ALLEN, ROBERT E.; VAN NORMAN, KATHLEEN L. // Journal of Labor Research;Summer96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p479
We employ a person-situation interaction approach to assess the consequences for unions of not getting involved in an employee involvement (EI) program. Our results demonstrate that unions experience negative selection and program effects when they remain aloof from the EI program. Our findings,...
- Collective Bargaining, Work Organization, And Worker Participation: The Return to Plant-Level Bargaining. Kochan, Thomas A.; Katz, Harry C. // Labor Law Journal;Aug83, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p524
The article focuses on the changes in collective bargaining, work organization and worker participation in management in the economy of the United States. Significant changes appear to be under way in the relationships among workers, unions, and employers in a number of important sectors of the...
- THE EXTENT AND DETERMINANTS OF LOCAL UNION CONTROL OF PARTICIPATIVE PROGRAMS. Eaton, Adrienne E. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul90, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p604
This paper examines the responses of 86 local unions to participative programs such as Employee Involvement. Representatives of the unions were surveyed regarding the level of union involvement in and control over programs in their workplaces. Survey results indicate that there is significant...
- Introduction and Overview. Kornbluh, Hy // Labor Studies Journal;Winter84, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p195
Presents an introduction to the January 1, 1984 issue of the "Labor Studies Journal."
- Employee engagement by numbers. // Works Management;Nov2013, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p18
The article presents facts related to employee engagement in a corporation including inactive participation of 89 percent of workers in their workplace in Great Britain, three features of an engaged employee and involvement of 13 percent of employees at work worldwide.
- Workplace Democracy Through Labor Law. Bernard, Elaine // Dollars & Sense;Sep/Oct99, Issue 225, p7
Deals with the promotion of industrial democracy through labor law in the United States. Benefit of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935; Remarks on authoritarianism in workplaces and economic inequality; Objectives of labor unions.