Collective Bargaining in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors
After reading this chapter, you should be able to
- Understand the elements of labor-management relations and collective bargaining and their importance to health care strategic human resources management
- Describe what a union is and why employees join unions
- Understand the differences in collective bargaining rights for federal employees, state and local employees, and nonprofit employees
- Understand the current trends and issues in healthcare labor-management relations
The economic, technological, social, cultural, and legal changes affecting the workplace have provoked changes in labor-management relations. The current economic distress, leading ...