The “hard line” of management continued into the early 1960s. Contractually based work rules and noncontractual shop floor practices were in dispute. Employers wanted to increase the use of mechanization and introduce new automated technologies. Workers wished to protect their jobs and their power on the shop floor. Bargaining over compensation took place within the limits set by the guideposts. While the Kennedy administration wished to encourage the growth of collective bargaining, their guideposts set limits on the ability of unions to exercise their bargaining power, thereby reinforcing the hand of management.
Weitere Kapitel dieses Buchs durch Wischen aufrufen
- Standoff at the Workplace
- Macmillan Education UK
Neuer Inhalt/© Stellmach, Neuer Inhalt/© Maturus, Pluta Logo/© Pluta