Labor Relations Striking a Balance

ISBN-10: 0073404896
ISBN-13: 9780073404899
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
Authors: John W. Budd
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List price: $191.56
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/29/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

John Budd continues to present the most dynamic, engaging approach to understanding labor relations in the 21st century with Labor Relations, 2/e. Budd's well-received and award-winning presentation shows labor relations as a system for striking a balance between employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and between the rights of labor and management. Labor Relations moves beyond a process-based focus in studying this topic by placing the discussion of contemporary U.S. processes into the context of underlying themes: what are the goals of the system; are those goals being fulfilled; and are reforms needed. Central topics are placed in the broader context of the goals of the employment relationship, conflicting rights, and the environment of the 21st Century. Budd's broader context therefore makes labor relations more engaging and relevant to students. It also allows instructors to raise important "big picture" ideas that go beyond mere how-to descriptions.

John S. Budd, F.C.A., is a financial and investment advisor in Toronto. He is a Partner of Cumberland Asset Management Corp., where he manages investment portfolios for affluent individuals, holding companies, trusts and charitable foundations, located within Canada, the U.S. and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant. He has specialized in the area of tax and estate planning for more than 25 years and has served as an investment and tax advisor to some of Canada�s most affluent individuals and families. In addition to providing tax and estate planning services to the clients of Deloitte & Touche for 18 years, he served as national leader of their Estate Planning Specialty Group.He is the author of Second Property Strategies, a bestselling book on capital gains tax planning for vacation properties and second residences. He was also the editor and co-author of Deloitte & Touche�s Canadian Guide to Personal Financial Management and a contributor for 15 years to How to Reduce the Tax You Pay. He has also authored and instructed a number of tax courses for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, including CICA Personal Tax and Estate Planning, Using Trusts in Tax Planning, and CICA Advanced Tax Issues.John has been a guest speaker and/or Chair of many tax conferences and seminars for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Strategy Institute, Insight Conferences, and other organizations. He has written numerous articles and has been frequently quoted by the media in the Globe and Mail, Financial Post, and National Post Magazine, and has appeared several times on CBC Business World. He is the incoming President of the Toronto Estate Planning Council, of which he has been a member since 1979. He is also a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation. In 1991, John was honoured by the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants by being named a Fellow of the Institute. John and his wife Susan live in Toronto with their three sons, Michael, Christopher and Steven.

Foundations
Efficiency, Equity, and Voice
Labor Unions: Good or Bad?
Labor Relations Outcomes: Individuals and the Environment
The U.S. New Deal Industrial Relations System
Historical Development
Labor Law
Labor and Management: Goals, Structure, and Rights
Union Organizing
Bargaining
Impasse, Strikes, and Dispute Resolution
Contract Clauses and Their Administration
Issues for the 21st Century
Flexibility and Employee Involvement
Globalization
Reflection
Comparative Labor Relations
What Should Labor Relations Do?
Appendix: Selected Laws and Declarations
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