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- Presents labor relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and the rights of labor and management.  
- By weaving these themes alongside the importance of alternative perspectives, students can learn how the traditional labor relations processes work, why these processes exist and how to evaluate if they are working.

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PART ONE Foundations

Chapter 1:  Contemporary Labor Relations: Objectives, Practices, and Challenges

Chapter 2:  Labor Unions:  Good or Bad?

PART TWO The U.S. New Deal Industrial Relations System

Chapter 3: Historical Development

Chapter 4:  Labor Law

Chapter 5:  Labor Management: Strategies, Structures, and Constraints

Chapter 6:  Union Organizing

Chapter 7:  Bargaining

Chapter 8:  Impasses, Strikes, and Dispute Resolution

Chapter 9:  Contact Clauses and Their Administration

PART THREE  Issues for 21st Century

Chapter 10:  Flexibility, Empowerment, and Partnership

Chapter 11:  Globalization and Financialization

PART FOUR  Reflection

Chapter 12:  Comparative Labor Relations

Chapter 13:  What Should Labor Relations Do?

APPENDIX A:  THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT (1935, AS AMENDED)

APPENDIX B:  UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (UNITED NATIONS, 1948)

APPENDIX C:  A SAMPLE NLRB DECISION

APPENDIX D:  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SIMULATION: THE ZINNIA AND SERVICE WORKERS LOCAL H-56