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Building More Effective Labour-Management Relationships

Document type Book
Editor Hickey, Robert Sean
Editor Chaykowski, Richard P.
Publisher School of Policy Studies, Queen's University / McGill-Queen's University Press; Montréal & Kingston
Date 2013
ISBN 978-1-55339-306-1
Pages xiii, 144 p., illustrations


Building More Effective Labour-Management Relationships combines valuable insights into new approaches to relationship-building and collective bargaining with unique knowledge and concrete lessons garnered from some of the foremost industrial relations practitioners in Canada. Contributors include Warren "Smokey" Thomas (president, OPSEU), Buzz Hargrove (former president, CAW), Warren Edmondson (former ADM Labour, Government of Canada, and chair of the CLRB), George Smith (former VP at CP Rail and CBC/Radio Canada), David Logan, (ADM, Government of Ontario) Glenda Fisk (Queen's University), Richard Chaykowski (Queen's University), Robert Hickey (Queen's University). -- Publisher's description


Contents: Fostering Innovation and Cooperation in Employee Relations in the Ontario Public Service  / Warren "Smokey" Thomas -- An Introduction and Context Advancing Labour-Management Relationships and Cooperation / David Logan -- Systemic Pressures on Ontario Public Sector Industrial Relations / Richard P. Chaykowski, Robert S. Hickey --  Experiences in Collective Bargaining and the Labour-Management Relationship Remaking the Union-Management Relationship between the CBC and Canadian Media Guild: "We used to walk ... Now we talk" / Richard P. Chaykowski --  Reflections on Creating More Effective Labour Relations / George C.B. Smith Dan Oldfield -- Interest-Based, Cooperative Approaches to Negotiations and Labour Relations: What Works and What Does Not / Buzz Hargrove.