Canadian Industrial Relations

Canadian Industrial Relations

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Appropriate for introductory level courses in Industrial Relations at universities and community colleges. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of study. Coverage is national in scope and spans private, public, and parapublic sectors. This new edition text is highly readable, up-to-date, fresh in its approach, and it has an excellent writing style -- qualities often found lacking in other IR texts. The author masterfully draws upon his IR and journalism background to enliven the subject of IR, making it interesting and accessible to students without comprising the quality or quantity of the text's content. Canadian Industrial Relations includes separate chapters on Management and Industrial Relations, Employment Legislation, and Strikes. Throughout the text, evidence from foreign IR systems is used to show the Canadian system comparatively. This new edition combines Bargaining Structure, the Negotiation Process, and the Collective Agreement into one chapter. It also includes a new chapter on Industrial Relations Around the World.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 178 x 230 x 32mm | 959.99g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130945811
  • 9780130945815

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Economy and Its Impact. 3. Management and Industrial Relations. 4. The History of the Canadian Labour Movement. 5. Union Membership and Structure. 6. Union Actions and Impacts. 7. Employment Legislation. 8. Labour Relations Legislation. 9. Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector. 10. Bargaining Structure, the Negotiation Process and the Collective Agreement. 11. Strikes. 12. Grievances and their Resolution and Prevention. 13. Industrial Relations Around the World. 14. Key Themes and Issues. Appendix 1: CBC Video Cases. Appendix 2: Cases (including Certification, Unfair Labour Practice, Negotiation and Abitration Cases). Notes. Index.show more

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