Employment Relations: New Zealand and Abroad

Author(s): A.J. Geare

NZ Non Fiction

This comprehensive book describes current practice in industrial relations, using case studies from Australia, the US, the UK and New Zealand. It provides some historical background and introduces key concepts in the field. Discussion includes what is an employee / employer, what are unions and their roles, industrial relations objectives, and the dynamics of interactions such as bargaining. The book examines also addresses issues such as wages, work flexibility, participation and equal employment opportunities.

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PART 1 General Introduction. A The Framework 1 Introduction to Employment Relations 2 The State 3 Managers and Employers 4 Employees and their Organisations 5 The Objectives of the Parties B Interactions 6 Interpretation Skill 7 Bargaining 8 Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration 9 Discipline and Dismissals 10 Industrial Conflict C Issues 11 Wages 12 Equal Employment Opportunities 13 Participation 14 Labour Market Flexibility 15 The Future PART 2 The New Zealand System 16 Introduction 17 Arbitration Era 18 Collective Bargaining Era 19 Laissez-Faire Era Appendix References Table of Cases Index

General Fields

  • : 9781877372438
  • : Otago University Press
  • : Otago University Press
  • : March 2007
  • : 230mm X 155mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A.J. Geare
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 331.0993
  • : 400
  • : Illustrations