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relationship between organized labor and management (i their role as representative of business owners)
Common element of labor contracts specifying such things as the tasks certain employees are required to do or forbidden to do
National Labor Relations Act
Legislation passed in 1935 that established labor relations policies and procedures for most sectors of private industry; commonly known as the Wagner Act
Labor-Management Relations Act
Legislation passed in 1947 that addressed many concerns raised by business owners and shifted the balance of power again; commonly known as the Taft-Hartley Act
Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act
Legislation passed in 1959 designed to ensure democratic processes and financial acocuntability within unions; commonly known as the Landrum-Griffith Act
Nationwide organization composed of many local unions that represent employees in specific locations
Secret-ballot election overseen by the NLRB to determine whether a union gains the right to represent a group of employees
Negotiation between union and management negotiators to forge the human resources policies that will apply to all employees covered by cotract
Decision process in which an impartial referee listens to both sides and then makes a judgement by accepting one side's view
Pressure action by union members and sympathizers who refuse to buy or handle the product of a target company
Decision by management to prevent union employess from entering the workplace; used to pressure the union to accept a contract proposal
Decision by management to prevent union employees from entering the union to accept a contract proposal
Court order that requires one side in a dispute to refrain from or engage in a particular action
Escalating process of discipline that gives employees several opportunities to correct performance problems before being terminated
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