Reading: (CU3 M1) Collective Bargaining
Read the article, which provides an overview on the subject of collective bargaining. Note the interplay of private negotiation and agreement with federal and state law. Public policy takes a strong interest in how companies interact with their workers. While union membership and impact has declined over the past few decades, federal and state law still play a strong role in regulating the relationships between labor and management.
Please read Cornell University: Legal Information Institute’s “Collective Bargaining” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)