Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations by David Lewin, Bruce E. Kaufman, Paul J. Gollan

By David Lewin, Bruce E. Kaufman, Paul J. Gollan

Carrying on with the culture of "Advances in business and exertions family members" ("AILR") this quantity provides a wealthy mixture of varied methods in commercial kin scholarship protecting hard work historical past, conception, quantitative and qualitative research. the variety of papers during this quantity almost certainly has major implications for labour learn and coverage. the subjects during this quantity disguise very important social, financial and company views elevating serious concerns from ancient to modern debates masking concerns comparable to union reputation and investor response, human source administration and organisational functionality within the healthcare undefined, corporation institutions, labor-related human rights and criteria compliance in constructing international locations, paintings id and sexual variety, paradigm shifts in commercial kin and agreement arbitration in Canada. This various variety of issues presents not just an informative and helpful contribution to our present wisdom yet increases vital concerns for modern debates in political and financial boards.

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This has included training by AFT’s CSI, in meeting skills, problem solving, and decision-making. Teams have also received training from AFT’s Union Leadership Institute. In addition, the district and union consistently sent joint teams to AFT’s biannual QuEST conferences. Over 400 district teachers – more than 40 percent of the membership – have attended sessions at CSI or QuEST with their principals. Further, the PAL Retreat itself has served as an opportunity for shared learning and skill development that also builds communication and mutual understanding.

Union-administration collaboration has further been aided by technical assistance and resources from the National AFT through training programs 24 SAUL A. RUBINSTEIN AND JOHN E. MCCARTHY such as ER&D, the Union Leadership Institute, the CSI, and QuEST conferences, as well as through support from the AFT Innovation Fund. Hillsborough County Public Schools and Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association Background The eighth largest school district in the United States, Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS), has more than 25,000 employees, which includes over 16,000 instructional staff and administrators.

Earl Lennard. Dr. Lennard came up through the district, had been politically active during the 1968 strike, and was well respected by both the union and administration. He had a pragmatic approach to leading the district, and wanted to build an environment that best served the interests of students. This meant reaching out to the union to help create a labormanagement climate built on transparency, collaboration, trust, and mutual respect. This climate has grown even stronger under the current superintendent, MaryEllen Elia, and union president, Jean Clements, with Yvonne Lyons serving as CTA Executive Director from 2000 until August 2009.

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