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Unions and workplace change in Canada

Pradeep Kumar

Unions and workplace change in Canada

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Published by Industrial Relations Centre, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective labor agreements -- Canada.,
  • Industrial relations -- Canada.,
  • Organizational change -- Canada.,
  • Personnel management -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPradeep Kumar.
    SeriesHuman resource management project series
    ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont. ). Industrial Relations Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF"5549.2"C3"K8"1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20422074M
    ISBN 100888864108

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Unions and workplace change in Canada by Pradeep Kumar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kumar, Pradeep, Unions and workplace change in Canada. Kingston, Ont., Canada: IRC Press, Queen's University at. impacts of workplace change and the strategic policy and support systems of unions in Canada to facilitate the change process.

The exploration was based on the premise that to effectively regulate the pace and nature of workplace change, unions need to develop aFile Size: KB.

[Excerpt] Some leading unions in Canada are notable for the diversity of their responses to workplace change. These unions' policies and strategies, which range from the Steelworkers' (USWA) bold experiment in employee ownership and co-determination at Algoma Steel to the Autoworkers' (CAW) activist response to the pressures of the Japanese production and management systems at the CAMI Author: Alexander Colvin.

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Some of the conclusions are: Unions raise wages of unionized workers by roughly 20% and raise compensation, including both. Unions work like a democracy. They hold elections for officers who make decisions on behalf of members, giving workers more power on the job.

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Regulation L disallows certain types of interlocking arrangements with directors for member banks and their respective Author: Brent Radcliffe. Collect signatures of at least 30 percent of workers for a petition of decertification. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requires 30 percent before an election can be called to change the union.

If the workplace is currently covered by a collective bargaining agreement, petitions can only be turned in between 60 and 90 days before the. Collective bargaining results in many positive benefits.

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Kingston: IRC Press, Queen's University, (OCoLC) The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much say.

Workplace unions play an essential role in the development of regulations designed to protect and properly compensate employees. Unions played an important role in the development and enactment of legislation that created the Social Security Act and National Labor Relations Act ofas well as the Family and Medical Leave Act of   Trade Unions and Workplace Training examines the changing role of trade unions in the provision of vocational education, workplace training and skill development.

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