1987. Membership in labor unions and collective bargaining also benefits employees by decreasing the wage gap that exists between male and female employees. Jones Laughlin Steel Corp., 301.S. The agency is also responsible for taking action against employers in violation of the nlra. A b c Illinois Labor History Society. The collective bargaining process in education, similar to other forms of collective bargaining, results in legally binding agreements that cannot be changed by only one side. Paying for Representation In many states, employee union members are required to pay for a portion of the cost of representation during the collective bargaining process. 390 a b c Rabin, Jack, and Dodd, Don, State and Local Government Administration, New York: Marcel Dekker Inc., isbn (1985).
18 states have adopted the Uniform Arbitration Act (2000) as state law. In addition to the.S. Because employment law can be complex, an attorney experienced with employment issues is best suited in this situation. Once both sides agree on the final draft, the CBA is signed and set in place, representing a cooperative contract between employee and employer. Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, upheld the act's prohibition of employer interference in the selection of bargaining representatives. Accordingly, administrative officials and employees alike are governed and guided, and in many instances restricted, by laws which establish policies, procedures, or rules in personnel matters." 7 The laws governing local, regional, and national governments may allow government employees to form unions, yet prohibit them. Dues many be required weekly, or annually. It does not require either side to agree to a proposal or make concessions but does establish procedural guidelines on good faith bargaining. If an employee feels that the union has breached its duty of fair representation, he may follow certain procedures to file a grievance. Retrieved May 3, 2009.