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Why At-will Employment Is Dying

May 1, 1996
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We hear complaints about how complicated the termination procedure is, yet most of us live in states that recognize at-will employment. It may seem this discrepancy has sneaked up on us, but at-will employment has been marching toward death's door for decades. The culprits may surprise you.
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SSI Labor Adversaries Bury the Hatchet

May 1, 1996
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A new contract negotiation process, called target-specific bargaining , is helping organizations make contract talks easier-with fewer headaches. Learn how this team-based, interactive process helped one organization and its bargaining units bury old tensions and sign longer term agreements.
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TEAM Act What It Is and What It Can Do for You

February 1, 1996
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Is your employee committee legal? These days, there seems to be no clear-cut answer. The TEAM Act may put the ambiguities to rest.
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EFCO's Illegal Four Committees That Went Astray

February 1, 1996
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If you have similar programs, you may also be heading for a tangle with the NLRB.
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Striking a Balance Temps and Union Workers

January 1, 1996
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The percentage of temporary workers is significantly higher than allowed by the standard contract. Can you keep the temps, citing industry volatility?
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The Changing Union Agenda

March 1, 1995
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Higher wages and better working conditions formed the rallying cry of yesterday's unions.Today, union members want job security and a better quality of work life.
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Steelworkers' Contract Reflects Changing Union Agenda

March 1, 1995
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Two years ago, the United Steelworkers devised a model contract to be used by its local affiliates in negotiations.
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Don't Just Sit ThereGet Involved

March 1, 1995
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Given the realities of the global marketplace, business should be persuing an agenda to make it more competitive.
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