The New Deal Collective Bargaining Policy

  title={The New Deal Collective Bargaining Policy},
  author={Irving C. Bernstein},
Narrative and social change: A case study of the Wagner act of 1935
The Wagner Act of 1935 (the National Labor Relations Act) transformed unionization and collective bargaining from legally‐acknowledged rights difficult to exercise into federally‐protected rights.
The Evolution of Employment Relations in U.S. And Japanese Manufacturing Firms, 1900-1960: A Comparative Historical and Institutional Analysis
This paper offers a comparative study of the evolution of employment systems in the U.S. and Japan, using a game-theoretic framework in which an employment system is viewed as an equilibrium outcome
Paradise Lost Revisited: GM & the UAW in Historical Perspective
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The Myth of Section 7(a): Worker Militancy, Progressive Labor Legislation, and the Coal Miners
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The conventional narrative that courts and legal scholars tell about the repudiation of Lochnerism in the late 1930s is incomplete. The standard view is that the Lochner line of cases'-those
Experience with Company Unions and Their Treatment Under the Wagner Act: A Four Frames of Reference Analysis
type="main" xml:id="irel12124-abs-0001"> This paper reexamines American experience with company unions (also known as nonunion employee representation plans) before they were banned by the Wagner Act
Does the Political Power of Non-Financial Stakeholders Affect Firm Values? Evidence from Labor Unions
Whereas corporate political connections are known to enhance equity values, we demonstrate that union political activity can have the opposite effect. We examine the consequences of a recent