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By David Lewin, Bruce E. Kaufman, Paul J. Gollan

ISBN-10: 1781903778

ISBN-13: 9781781903773

Quantity 20 of Advances in commercial and hard work family members (AILR) includes seven papers that take care of vital elements of employment relationships in numerous industries, international locations and study contexts. the 1st 3 papers, every one of which analyzes the consequences of an exogenous variable (e.g., monetary adversity, globalization, and new know-how, respectively) on labor-management kin, have particular industry/sector settings, specifically, pubic colleges (primary education), civil aviation and nursing houses (health care), respectively. the 1st and 3rd of those papers are set within the united states, the second one in Britain. the subsequent 4 papers, every one of which analyzes the results of enacted or pondered laws on particular features of labor-management family members and place of work dispute solution, are set in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the united states, respectively. The learn designs featured in those papers contain quasi-experimental, case reports, interviews, surveys and simultaneous equation modeling.

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The Plattsburgh City School District and the Plattsburgh Teachers’ Association have enjoyed stable leadership for more than a quarter century. In the aftermath of the 1975 strike, the Plattsburgh Teachers’ Association partnered with parents to change the composition of the Board of Education. Since that time, parents have been involved in a variety of committees and teams at the district and school-level, linking them with the administration and the Plattsburgh Teachers’ Association in planning and decision-making.

The bitterness that resulted motivated the union to become more involved in school board elections, recruiting and campaigning for candidates open to developing a more positive and collaborative relationship with the teachers’ union. 20 SAUL A. RUBINSTEIN AND JOHN E. MCCARTHY When union-backed candidates won, and finally took a majority on the board, the superintendent changed, as did the climate in ABCUSD starting in 1995. The hiring of Dr. Ron Barnes in 1999 as superintendent marked an important step forward in the partnership between the union and administrators.

At the national level, AFT has also played a critical role in sustaining the collaboration at the Plattsburgh City School District by providing ongoing training and technical assistance. At the state level, NYSUT gave Plattsburgh courses in shared decision-making and meeting skills to support their efforts. In addition, the collaborative partnership has improved the skills and relationships of its leaders by regularly sending joint unionmanagement teams to AFT’s QuEST conferences over the past 25 years.

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