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New Zealand’s New Sectoral Bargaining

David Madland OnLabor
New Zealand’s experiences highlight that sectoral bargaining — in conjunction with worksite bargaining — is necessary to improve working conditions in today’s economy and thus should be part of policy efforts to strengthen unions.

Management Rights: Negotiating Your First Contract

Robert M. Schwartz Labor Notes
First, employers want to take away the union’s statutory right to receive advance notice of any significant changes that might affect employees. Second, they want to take away the union’s legal right to bargain to agreement or impasse before the employer puts the change into effect.