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labor relations

[′lā·bər ri‚lā·shənz]
(industrial engineering)
The management function that deals with a company's work force; usually the term is restricted to relations with organized labor.
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The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that oversees workplace labor law, including collective bargaining rules and labor practices.
He earned his MBA in Economics from New York University and a Bachelor's Degree in Labor Relations from Cornell University.
This volume, with its focus on labor relations, landholding, and the local, does not address at any length some other fundamental approaches to research on coffee production in the history of Latin America.
One illustration of multiple competency requirements is where labor relations practitioners must serve as facilitators, capable of bringing together a management team to reach consensus on how best to deal with union issues and then bringing management and union representatives together in a meaningful and productive manner.
My own article is an outgrowth of nearly five years of experience as Outreach Services Librarian at Catherwood Library, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University.
The court grappled with a tension in the Labor Relations Act that excludes supervisory personnel from unions but includes professionals such as professional health care workers.
Workers will still have to persuade the National Labor Relations Board of the validity of their claims--and that could be tougher under the Bush administration.
Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that numerous unfair labor practices at individual facilities did not demonstrate a corporate proclivity to violate the National Labor Relations Act.
While many reasons have been advanced for the long-term decline--such as global competition, improved human resource management techniques, unresponsive unions, and the increase in legislation protecting individuals--trade unionists and many neutral observers believe that the evolution of labor law under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is a major contributor.
It includes studies of labor relations in Bulgaria, the Czech and Slovak republics, Hungary, Poland, and Russia, all by renowned specialists from these countries.
A series of new decisions issued by the National Labor Relations Board enforcing an outdated section of the National Labor Relations Act makes it illegal for nonunion employees to share decision making with management.
The state labor relations board declared the official tally as 130-to-102.