Human Resources Management Libguide (2020). Northcentral University Library. Access the following websites in the Human Resources Management LibGuide for current information on federal laws that govern human resource activities.
• The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
• U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics
Javits, J. M. (2017). Better process, better results: Integrating mediation and arbitration to resolve collective bargaining disputes. ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, 32,(2), 167-187. This article focuses on the integration of mediation and arbitration for resolving collective bargaining disputes in the U.S. Topics discussed include use of mediation and arbitration as a hybrid dispute resolution process.
Collective bargaining: A policy guide. (2015). ILO Publications in Geneva, Switzerland. (Ebooks Central) Chapters 1, 3, and 5 introduce the collective bargaining
process and the ILO. Presenting some of the benefits that may arise from the effective recognition of this fundamental right, the key ILO standards and principles on collective bargaining, the approaches taken by public authorities in promoting collective bargaining, and encouraging constructive and informed negotiations.
Faber, H., & Mormilo, N. (2020). Collective bargaining in the aftermath of COVID-19. Employee Relations Law Journal, 46(2), 52-61. In this article, the authors identify and explore issues stemming from the parties’ experiences with COVID-19 that they expect to arise during labor negotiations. Looking past how COVID-19 may or may not change the process of collective bargaining, the discussion concerns the subjects of those negotiations. Some of the identified issues include management rights, employer flexibility to adjust workforce, benefits, employee health, and safety, etc.
Phipps, S. S., & Prieto, L. (2016). Discovery of early labor organizations and the women who advocated work-life balance: An ethical perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 134(2), 249-261. From an ethics perspective, the article discusses the core concept of work-life balance, the compatibility between work roles and personal roles resolve of key individuals, especially women. The efforts for awareness of early labor organizations, including labor unions, providing implications and suggestions for practice and future inquiry.
Cates, S., & Jackson, J. (2020). Do millennials and generation X employees differ in their perceptions of labor unions in the United States? An exploratory study. International Journal of Business & Public Administration, 17(1), 71-83. The article focuses on the generational stands and differences in their perception of the impact on the future of labor unions. The study focuses on the Millennial and Generation X perception regarding beliefs such as that labor unions are good for employees, preference to work in an organization that has a labor union, confidence that dues paid to a labor union are beneficial to employees, willingness to join the labor unions.
Westmark, F. (2019). Labor Relations and Human Resource Management. Salem Press Encyclopedia. This article explains the evolution and growth of Human Resource Management from simple labor relations functions (or complicated as the case may be) to modern HR functions in all areas of a company's activities, as a pivotal contributor to the overall growth and profitability of the company.
Keefe, J. (2018). Pennsylvania's teachers are under-compensated--and new pension legislation will cut their compensation even more: Undercompensation is likely a factor in Pennsylvania's growing teacher shortage. Economic Policy Institute. This study follows standard practice by focusing on full-time, full-year employees who work at least 35 hours per week and at least 39 weeks per year, a group that represents 80% of Pennsylvania's wage earners, according to the American Community Survey. The researchers look at the overall compensation among Pennsylvania public school teachers. The report also examines whether union membership and collective bargaining have any effect on teacher compensation.
Dinlersoz, E., & Greenwood, J. (2016). The rise and fall of unions in the United States. Journal of Monetary Economics, 83, 129-146. The article examines the union membership in the United States over the 20th century. A model of unions is developed to analyze the facts associated with union membership and income inequality. Simulation of the model establishes that skill-biased technological change, which affects skilled labor productivity relative to unskilled labor, can potentially explain the observed paths for union membership and income inequality.