chapter 12 2 - Historical Negotiation Issues A. 1970s...

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Historical Negotiation Issues A. 1970s –Today: oat/Benefits 1. Almost always on the table B. 1980s –Today: Job security 1. Fought technologies that resulted in job loss 2. Fought against free-trade agreements like NAFTA, CAFTA C. 1990s –Today: Job security/global competition 1. D. 2000s Employee Free-Choice Act (EFCA) aka “Card Check” A. Purpose of the EFCA: Make union organizing easier B. Current method (in places where union is not present such as Wal-Mart): See figure12.2., p. 322 in text) 1. Get 30% of employees to sign card requesting union representation 2. Government official verifies request; determines bargaining unit that will represent workers 3. Employees then vote by secret ballot C. Proposed method under EFCA: Use of authorization cards only (i.e. eliminate secret ballot) D. Implications of EFCA: Union intimidation of workers to join? E. Who’s for EFCA? Who’s against it? Other Issues
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course MGT 291 taught by Professor Maryj.squance during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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