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Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector : A Re-Examination

Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector : A Re-Examination

C. Brian Williams

Volume : 28-1 (1973)


This paper calls for a new direction in the study of public sector collective bargaining away from the «issue» and «problem» approach in favor of a re-examination, in the light of our experience over the past decade, of the physiology of the technique itself with particular reference to the appropriateness of current public sector collective bargaining structures.