Labor Relations for the Fire Service

ISBN-10: 1593702841
ISBN-13: 9781593702847
Edition: 2012
List price: $83.00
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Description: In his highly regarded new book, Paul Antonellis -- fire service veteran, training/education consultant, instructor, author -- explores the aspects of labor relations that are intertwined with human resource management in today's fire service  More...

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Book details

List price: $83.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos
Publication date: 6/18/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 308
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

In his highly regarded new book, Paul Antonellis -- fire service veteran, training/education consultant, instructor, author -- explores the aspects of labor relations that are intertwined with human resource management in today's fire service organizations.Intended as a text for college-level fire service programs, Labor Relations for the Fire Service meets USFA's FESHE requirement for the Personnel Management for the Fire and Emergency Services course.

Preface
Acknowledgments
FESHE Outcomes Correlations
Setting the Stage for Labor Relations
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Chapter Transition
Final Thoughts
Historical Events in Labor Relations and the Fire Service
Learning Objectives
Fire Brigade
Historical Labor Movement
Fair Labor Standards Act
Chronology of Significant U.S. Labor Relations and Fire Service Events
Current Issues
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Labor-Management Relations in the Public-Sector
Learning Objectives
Public Sector Labor Relations
Labor Laws in the Public Sector
Pay Factors
Influence on Labor Relations
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
Learning Objectives
Collective Bargaining and Contracts
Scope of Collective Bargaining
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Negotiation Process and Impasse
Learning Objectives
Negotiation Process and Impasses
Bargaining Teams
Bargaining Proposal
Negotiation Impasse
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Contract Administration
Learning Objectives
Contract Administration
Grievance Procedure
Fair Representation
Past Practice
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Disciplinary Action
Learning Objectives
Disciplinary Action
The Starting Process
Threat Assessment
Employee Rights
Personnel Policy
A Warning about Warnings
Termination Procedures
Separation Agreements
Due Process
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives
Why Human Resources?
Human Resource Management Administration
Strategic Human Resource Management
Firefighters' Personalities
Motivation
Human Resource Triad
Recruitment, Selection, and Retention of Personnel
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Stress and Psychological Support
Learning Objectives
Marital Issues
Station Romance
Suicide
Employee Coaching
Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
Fitness for Duty
Forced Retirement
Line-of-Duty Death/Injury
Final Thoughts
Exploring Issues on the Web
References
Tomorrow's Labor Relations
Learning Objectives
Today's Labor Relations
E-Union
Rate of Return on Investment in Labor Relations
Final Thoughts
References
Index
Case Index
Subject Index
About the Author

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