Airline Labor Relations in the Global Era

The New Frontier by Peter Cappelli

Publisher: ILR Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 264 Downloads: 43
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Subjects:

  • Labour economics,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Air Transportation,
  • Industrial And Labor Relations,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Case studies,
  • Airlines,
  • Deregulation,
  • Employees,
  • Labor unions
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8088657M
ISBN 100875463436
ISBN 109780875463438
OCLC/WorldCa31815035

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Readers unfamiliar with airline labor will need a primer before reading this book. The book also does not account for the recent sweeping changes in the airline industry. Despite its shortcomings, this work is a good compliment for collegiate studies in human resources, aviation, and labor unions.3/5(1).

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“Keep Delta My Delta”) and recently prospered in the post boom for U.S. airlines as. Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry. In book: The Global Airline Industry, pp Labor Relations in the Airline Industry in Other Countries   “The Great Experiment: Labor-Management Cooperation at Eastern Airlines.” In Cappelli, Peter, ed., Airline Labor Relations in the Global Era.

Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press (an imprint of Cornell University Press). Google ScholarCited by:   Airline deregulation and labor relations Over the past 6 years, the process of deregulation has placed great stress on the system of industrial relations in the airline industry.

Numerous commentators have described the scenario by which deregulation has led to an increase in competition in the product market by encouraging new entrants and by.

Key Features of Airline Labor Relations • 70% unionized—most highly unionized industry in US • Occupational groups bargain separately in each firm, but linked through strong “pattern bargaining” • Covered by Railway Labor Act • National Mediation Board: – must “release” from mediation before a countdown to a strike can occurFile Size: 55KB.

Book Reviews: Airline Labor Relations in the Global Era: The New Frontier. Edited by Peter Cappelli. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, pp.

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Drawing on the editors’ extensive experience with airline and air transport issues, The Global Airline Industry provides a definitive introduction to our air transportation s: 1. These principles are enshrined in the nation’s labor laws.

The Railway Labor Act (RLA), which governs airline and railroad labor relations, was enacted in through a consensual process. Significantly, representatives of railway labor and management drafted the RLA, and Congress made few Size: KB.

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Gramble. Labor negotiations in the airline industry fall under the Railway Labor Act. Under this act, airline labor contracts do not expire, but instead, become amendable. To help labor and management reach agreement before a strike occurs, the act also provides a process--including possible intervention by the President--that is designed to reduce the incidence of strikes.

Strikes, although highly disruptive, are not uncommon for an industry that relies on a workforce of specialists, according to Robert W.

Kaps in his book, Air Transport Labor Relations. A very large certified airline. Peter Cappelli, Airline Labor Relations in the Global Era: The New Frontier‎[1], page It was only because of concerns about how to maintain viability as a regional airline in a megacarrier environment that both Western's management and its employees responded positively to overtures by Delta, resulting in.

Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Vol JAI - Elsevier Science, Walsh, David J. () "Toward a 'Seamless' Workforce. Inter-Union Cooperation in the Airline Industry." In Peter Cappelli, ed. Airline Labor Relations in the Global Era: The New Frontier. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, File Size: KB.

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Our research in the area of Labor Relations and Human Resources is now more relevant than ever, and the industry is very interested in participating in these efforts. The atmosphere in which airline labor and management negotiate union contracts had been deteriorating before 9/   Assignment 2: Labor Relations Janis Raymond Instructor Name: Dr.

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In this textbook designed for courses on aviation labor relations, the authors-experts with many years of experience in these sectors-examine and evaluate the labor process for all aspects of the aviation and aerospace industries, including aerospace manufacturing, airlines, general aviation, federal and state administrative agencies, and public airports.5/5(1).

The Railway Labor Act, the U.S. law governing airline labor relations, has provided the stability, flexibility, and labor peace which have enabled the industry to survive and flourish. Over 80 percent of the airline industry is organized and dozens upon dozens of collective bargaining agreements have been written, agreed to, and nurtured and.

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Discuss with the class. The early years of aviation was nothing more than a series of experiments that resulted in flight and/or injury to include death.

Maintenance was not like what we have today and the knowledge of flight was almost a fairytale. Employee & Labor Relations Guide Book – September 4 2 Performance and Conduct (Continued): Introduction/Overview (Continued): The solutions to "won't do" problems are often more complex and difficult.

If the failure to perform is willful or intentional, a disciplinary action may be more appropriate than a. • industrial relations and human resource issues • aviation safety and security • aviation infrastructure and environmental impacts • airline pricing and distribution.

The Global Airline Industry is accompanied by a book companion website hosting databases with regular updates of airline & air transport. In this textbook designed for courses on aviation labor relations, the authors-experts with many years of experience in these sectors-examine and evaluate the labor process for all aspects of the aviation and aerospace industries, including aerospace manufacturing, airlines, general aviation, federal and state administrative agencies, and public airports.

The most recent round of contract talks—the first for some carriers since the end of the bankruptcy-era contracts that squeezed labor—was relatively placid, by airline terms.

airline labor contracts is not determined by the regulatory regime or by economic conditions nearly so much as it is by the relationship between, and practices of, particular organizations.

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AIRLINE LABOR RELATIONS Information on Trends and Impact of Labor Actions GAO Since the airline industry was deregulated inthe average length of negotiations has increased, strikes have declined, and nonstrike work actions (e.g., sickouts) have File Size: 1MB.Labor negotiations in the airline industry fall under the Railway Labor Act.

Under this act, airline labor contracts do not expire, but instead, become amendable. To help labor and management reach agreement before a strike occurs, the act also provides a process- including possible intervention by the President-that is designed to reduce the.

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