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Emerging labor market institutions for the twenty-first century

Author: Freeman, Richard B. ; Hersch, Joni ; Mishel, Lawrence Corporate author: National Bureau of Economic Research Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 327 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226261573Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century Contents Preface Introduction Richard B. Freeman and Joni Hersch 1. Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of Old and New Workplace Institutions in the Regulation of Labor Markets David Weil I. STUDIES OF NONWORKER ORGANIZATIONS 2. White Hats or Don Quixotes? Human Rights Vigilantes in the Global Economy Kimberly Ann Elliott and Richard B. Freeman ix 1 13 47 3. The Living Wage Movement: What Is It, Why Is It, and What's Known About Its Impact? 99 Jared Bernstein 4. The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in the Enforcement of the Employment Laws Christine Jolls 141 II. STUDIES OF MEMBERSHIP-BASED INITIATIVES 5. Unionization of Professional and Technical Workers: The Labor Market and Institutional Transformation Richard W. Hurd and John Bunge 6. A Workers' Lobby to Provide Portable Benefits Joni Hersch III. NEW UNION OPPORTUNITIES AND INITIATIVES 7. A Submerging Labor Market Institution? Unions and the Nonwage Aspects of Work Thomas C. Buchmueller, John E. DiNardo, and Robert G. Valletta 8. Union Participation in Strategic Decisions of Corporations Eileen Appelbaum and Larry W. Hunter 9. Development Intermediaries and the Training of Low-Wage Workers Lisa M. Lynch Contributors Author Index Subject Index 231 179 207 265 293 315 317 321

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