Basic Patterns in Union Contracts, Fourteenth Edition

Negotiators, union leaders, and labor attorneys can draw on this valuable resource as a point of data and comparison as they develop their own agreements, bargaining proposals, and counterproposals. This survey outlines the major types of provisions and their frequency in collective bargaining contracts. Its analysis is based on a collection of 400 sample contract agreements that vary in respect to type of industry, type and size of union, number of employees covered, and geographical areas.

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Ideal comparison tool, with subject breakdowns of the major provisions in 400 representative contracts. Includes a wide cross-section of industries, employee populations, and policies.


Reprinted from BNA’s Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Contracts™.


Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.


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