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Littler on Union Organizing & Collective Bargaining

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This two-in-one title in the Littler National Employer Series provides practical information every practicing attorney or human resources professional needs to know about the federal guidelines surrounding Union Organizing and Collective Bargaining.

Topics include:

      •  union organizing tactics,
      •  election procedures,
      •  common collective bargaining provisions and
      •  issues arising in the absence of a collective bargaining agreement.

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Table of Contents

Part I - LITTLER ON UNION ORGANIZING 

CHAPTER 1   OVERVIEW OF UNIONS & THE ELECTION PROCESS
§ 1.1   INTRODUCTION
§ 1.2   BRIEF HISTORY OF UNIONS
§ 1.3   RECENT BOARD & DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ACTIVITY ON UNION ORGANIZING & ELECTIONS
§ 1.4   ELECTION PROCEDURES
§ 1.5   ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE IN UNION ELECTION & APPROPRIATE BARGAINING UNIT
§ 1.6   OVERTURNING AN ELECTION BECAUSE OF OBJECTIONABLE CONDUCT BY AN EMPLOYER OR UNION
§ 1.7   OVERTURNING AN ELECTION BECAUSE OF OBJECTIONABLE CONDUCT BY A THIRD PARTY
§ 1.8   OVERTURNING AN ELECTION BECAUSE OF BOARD CONDUCT

CHAPTER 2   OVERVIEW OF UNION ORGANIZING
§ 2.1   TRADITIONAL UNION ORGANIZING TACTICS & STRATEGIES
§ 2.2   OTHER UNION ORGANIZING TACTICS & STRATEGIES
§ 2.3   UNION ORGANIZING WITHOUT A BOARD-CONDUCTED ELECTION
§ 2.4   DECERTIFICATION PROCESS: TRANSITION TO NONUNION STATUS

CHAPTER 3   PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS
§ 3.1   LAWFUL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
§ 3.2   LAWFUL EMPLOYER CONDUCT APPLICABLE TO ORGANIZING DRIVES
§ 3.3   LAWFUL & UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY DURING A UNION ORGANIZING DRIVE

Part II - LITTLER ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
CHAPTER 4   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: LEGAL FRAMEWORK
§ 4.1   INTRODUCTION
§ 4.2   BASIC BARGAINING DUTIES
§ 4.3   BARGAINING SUBJECTS
§ 4.4   COMMON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 5   ISSUES ARISING IN THE ABSENCE OF AN AGREEMENT
§ 5.1   REFUSAL-TO-BARGAIN CHARGES
§ 5.2   BARGAINING PAST CONTRACT EXPIRATION
§ 5.3   USE OF ECONOMIC WEAPONS
§ 5.4   LABOR'S RESPONSE TO CORPORATE REORGANIZATIONS

CHAPTER 6   PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS
§ 6.1   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
§ 6.2   STEPS TO MINIMIZE EFFECT OF "REFUSAL TO BARGAIN" CHARGE
§ 6.3   SAMPLE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROVISIONS