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Drafting the Union Contract: A Handbook for the Management Negotiator

An indispensable guide to drafting and interpreting collective bargaining agreements.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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Print Book :2 Volumes
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ISBN: 9780820514949
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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An indispensable guide to drafting and interpreting collective bargaining agreements, discussing subjects such as strikes and lockouts, health and welfare benefits, seniority provisions, and much more. Provides complete coverage, showing the legal consequences of particular contract language.

  • Text discussion of the subject clause, with footnote references
  • Checklists for drafting clauses
  • Sample clauses and commentary, given in double-column format
  • First published 1988. Looseleaf; updated with annual revisions.

    2 Volumes

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    Table of Contents

    VOLUME 1

    PART I FUNDAMENTALS


    Chapter GF  Legal Parameters of Good Faith Bargaining

    Chapter OD  Organizing and Drafting the Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Chapter CO  Costing the Collective Bargaining Agreement



    PART II LAW, LOGIC, AND LANGUAGE

    Chapter PR  Preamble

    Chapter 1  Union Recognition

    Chapter 2  Management Rights

    Chapter 2A  Union Rights

    Chapter 3  No Strikes or Lockouts

    Chapter 4  Union Security

    Chapter 5  Checkoff

    Chapter 5A  Non-Discrimination

    Chapter 6  Grievance Procedure

    Chapter 7  Arbitration



    VOLUME 2

    PART II LAW, LOGIC, AND LANGUAGE (cont’d)


    Chapter 8  Seniority

    Chapter 9  Wages

    Chapter 10  Hours of Work

    Chapter 11  Holidays

    Chapter 12  Vacations

    Chapter 13  Leaves of Absence

    Chapter 14  Health and Welfare Benefits

    Chapter 15  Pensions

    Chapter 16  Safety and Health

    Chapter 17  Subcontracting or Relocation of Bargaining Unit Work

    Chapter 18  Successors and Assigns

    Chapter 19  Scope of Agreement



    PART III ANALYSIS OF “REAL LIFE” CONTRACTS

    Chapter SK  Skilled Services Industry Agreement

    CHAPTER MFG Manufacturing Agreement

    CHAPTER EDUC Higher Education Agreement



    Appendix A Federal Mediation And Conciliation Service Arbitration Services 29 CFR Part 1404

    Appendix B: American Arbitration Association Labor Arbitration Rules (Including Expedited Labor Arbitration Rules) Amended and Effective August 1, 2007

    Appendix C Code of Professional Responsibility for Arbitrators of Labor-Management Disputes (as amended and in effect September 2007)



    Table of Cases

    Table of Agency Decisions

    Index