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Coping with public employee strikes

by Carmen D. Saso

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Published by Public Personnel Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Civil service -- United States,
    • Employee-management relations in government -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] Carmen D. Saso.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8008 .S34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 162 p.
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4767456M
      ISBN 100873730577
      LC Control Number78127528

      Strikes by public employees occur whether legal or not. During the 10 years from through , there were “illegal” public sector strikes in California. The wave of struggles sweeping through the United States are more than "red state" revolts. They are rebellions against the austerity and privatization that has been driving federal and state economic policy for decades. The dynamics and political landscape are different in each state. However, almost all of the states where statewide actions have occurred are right-to-work states, which have.

      come to grips with the necessity of dealing amicably with its employees. The substance of the Ferguson Act is that public employees are not allowed to resort to strikes.2 While there is no state which allows public employees to strike, there has been, in the last 18 years, a marked increase in public work.   The last printing of this book was While the information is very useful for those who know little or nothing of employee rights, the reader should consider a few things before feeling "employee-invincible: Some states are still "empoyment-at-will" which means they can fire in those states at any time, without reason, or having to provide s: 3.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Public employees work for states, cities, and counties, providing vital services such as healthcare, sanitation, and education. In many states, including West Virginia, public employees have no legal framework for collective bargaining. North Carolina and Virginia explicitly ban collective bargaining for public employees. In two states with long-established and comprehensive.


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Coping with public employee strikes by Carmen D. Saso Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coping with public employee strikes (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Coping with public employee strikes. The Baseball Strike of By Staudohar, Paul D Monthly Labor Review, Vol.

No. 3, March Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on labor strikes. With the proposed public sector strikes planned to go ahead tomorrow, the Employment Advice Line at Croner has had an increase in calls from concerned employers about how to deal with strikes.

The following guidance may be useful for employers. Is the Strike official; it is supported by the TUC. The assertions concerning strikes by public employees which we shall discuss have been drawn mainly from The Taylor Report, a report on public employee labor relations submitted to the Governor of New York State,1 and "The Limits of Collective Bargaining in Public Em-ployment," a recent article by Harry Wellington and Ralph Winter.2Cited by: a strike is an important one as it has an impact on the types of remedies available to the employer when such conduct occurs.

WHO MAY GO ON STRIKE. All employees (acting in concert with other employees) have the right to strike. An individual employee cannot strike on his or her own. The LRA, however, sets out. Major topics include how to: * get maximum Coping with public employee strikes book and productivity from employees * improve results of poor performers and discipline or fire them when necessary * deal with union and EEO issues * cut through the red tape of government employment systems For managers frustrated by government bureaucracy, this book lets them know they have more power than they may s:   HR/Benefits Helping Your Employees in a Time of Crisis When tragedy strikes, looking out for your employees is not only the right thing to do, but the right thing for your business.

Recognition of strikes in the public sector, on the other hand, has been more circumspect. Traditional legal analysis has sought to maintain a sharp distinction between private and public employ-ment.

The law treats the private employees' strike as a legitimate aspect of the market or enterprise economy. In contrast, strikes in the public. Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act states in part, “Employees shall have the right to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.” Strikes are included among the concerted activities protected for employees by this section.

Section 13 also concerns the right to strike. Only 11 states give public employees the right to strike, while the other 39 prohibit it. But even in those 11 states, strikes are rare and alternative dispute resolution tactics are used more often.

After a dip in the number of strikes in recent years, strikes are now making a modest comeback. American labor history is filled with a litany of works stoppages, many of which were violent and. Enjoining Public Employees' Strikes: Dealing with Recalcitrant Defendants.

Authors. Patrick D. Halligan. Recommended Citation. Patrick D. Halligan, Enjoining Public Employees' Strikes: Dealing with Recalcitrant Defendants, 19 DePaul L. Rev. Please read: Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Part 1.

Today, most states have laws that formalize the bargaining process for some or all public employees, and some states permit only “meeting and conferring” on work-related issues.

Only 11 states allow public employees to strike. STRIKE OPERATION GUIDELINES I. GENERAL A plan designed to deal with strike and labor disturbances requires the breakdown of effort into three (3) separate categories. They are: 1. Pre-Strike Planning 2. Strike Operations Planning 3. Post Strike Intelligence These phases are inter-dependent but distinct.

They require different resources and. While the private sector strike aims to put economic pressure on the employer by depriving him of revenue, the purpose of the public employee strike is to exert political pressure.

Winning public employee strikes, then and now, depended on a union’s ability to frame the issues, garner community support, and thereby exert political pressure on.

Wisconsin did the same for state employees inand federal workers got bargaining rights in Yet as early asa book titled One Thousand Strikes of Government Employees described strikes dating back to the s, when workers at U.S.

Navy shipyards stopped work multiple times to press demands for better wages and conditions. The Right to Strike. Section 7 of the Act states in part, “Employees shall have the right to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.” Strikes are included among the concerted activities protected for employees by this section.

Section 13 also concerns the right to strike. The right of public employees to strike will depend on the laws of your particular state.

Currently, only 11 states allow public employees to strike, while the other 39 prohibit it. Q: What is collective bargaining. Collective bargaining is the process through which a union or group of workers negotiates with an employer. The NLRA gives workers.

• The rights and duties of public employee unions • Strikes and other concerted activities • Enforcement of public sector collective bargaining agreements • Enforcement of public sector labor laws by PERB • Discipline, discharge and layoffs. California Public Sector Labor Relations gives practitioners a wealth of insight and expertise.

The Public Service Staff Relations Act (PSSRA) acknowledges a right to strike and states the conditions under which participation in strike activity is unlawful. (S) The employer recognizes that the right to strike as provided under the PSSRA is a legitimate option in the bargaining process, and will endeavour, as far as possible, to maintain service and operations, safeguard government.

Public water and sewer employees sign on to provide a service and to protect public health. That is a serious commitment that must be honored. It seems that many union employees place their interests above all else and have lost the sense of this commitment.

Go back to work and work out your problems using a reasonable non-strike method. Although unions and libertarians have long asserted that employees have a moral right to strike against private and public employers alike, it has been firmly established since a Supreme.• Vermont—strikes by State employees are prohib-ited.

Strikes by municipal employees are prohibited if they endanger public safety, health, or welfare; occur within 30 days of a fact-finder’s report, after the par-ties have agreed to arbitrate the dispute, or an award has been issued.

• Wisconsin—strikes by State employees are prohib.