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Strikes and strike penalties in public employment.

A. W. J. Thomson

Strikes and strike penalties in public employment.

by A. W. J. Thomson

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Published by New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University in Ithaca .
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    Subjects:
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Civil service -- United States.,
  • Employee-management relations in government -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPublic employee relations reports -- 2
    ContributionsNew York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16488005M

    Only 11 states give public employees the right to strike, while the other 39 prohibit it. But even in those 11 states, strikes are rare and alternative dispute resolution tactics are used more often. Employees have the right to strike, but not all strikes are legal. By Lisa Guerin, J.D. A strike is a work stoppage caused by employees’ refusal to work, typically to protest an employer decision (to close a plant, freeze wages, cut benefits, impose unpopular work rules, or .

    A protected strike is a strike that complies with the requirements in the LRA, where the subject matter of the strike is legitimate and procedural requirements are complied with prior to the strike commencing. If a strike is protected, no adverse consequences may result for employees who participate in protected strike . a $ fine. Other State laws prohibit strikes but do not specify penalties for violations. Generally, States granting the right to organize and to bar-gain prohibit strikes by public employees. No State explicitly grants public employees the right to strike. The strike issue Arguments opposing public strikes .

    lic employee strikes and exacted heavy penalties for recalcitrant public sector unions. 6 The 's heralded a new approach for dealing with public sector strikes. Congress introduced a statutory right to bargain collectively and alternative means for impasse resolution.'7 A majority of states (Ct. App. Ky. ) ("Under the common law it is Cited by: 1. And there are no penalties in the law to punish teachers, or any other public employees, when they do choose to strike.


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Strikes and strike penalties in public employment by A. W. J. Thomson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Strikes and strike penalties in public employment. [A W J Thomson; New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations.]. Strikes and strike penalties in public employment / Author: by Andrew W.J. Thomson. --Publication info: Ithaca: New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, [c] Format: Book.

Strikes and strike penalties in the public sector: final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Labor-Management Services Administration. / Olson, Craig A. Madison, Wis: Industrial Relations Research Institute, University of Wisconsin, Research output: Book/Report › BookAuthor: Craig A.

Olson. The Role and Consequences of Strikes assert that strikes play the same role in the public and private sectors, and that our private sector strike policy should be replicated in the public sector. Strikes would not be banned ab initio in any function, but could be dealt with ex Cited by: LABOR LAW-STRIKES BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES-THE INVALIDITY OF THE PROHIBITION In the area of labor relations, few subjects have summoned forth as much discussion from commentators and legislative committees, and as little explanation from courts of last resort, as the subjects of collective.

put it: strikes are still illegal, but because the penalties were removed from the law there exists a “de facto right to strike.” Among the rash of strikes were strikes by police and fire employees including the big police strike in Detroit in These led to the passage File Size: KB.

All public employees. Mediation, fact-finding, and 10 days’ notice required prior to strike; No strikes by public safety personnel; Click here to be redirected to the statute Oregon.

All public employees. Strikes permitted after completion of mediation and fact-finding, day strike notice, and a. 4) Illegal Strikes and Lockouts Section 24 of the Industrial Dispute Act, lays down grounds which make the Strike and Lockout illegal which are as follows - (I) A Strike or lockout shall be illegal if it is commenced or declared in contravention of Section 22 (of the Industrial Dispute Act, ) in public utility service.

There are various types of strikes, like, for instance, general strike, stay-in strike, go-slow strike, sympathetic strike and so on. [ 3 ] There is no provision in the IDA which defines the legality or illegality of a strike, but Section 24 lays down conditions, which, if contravened, would make the strike illegal, like contravening provisions.

The Right Of Public Employees To Strike Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLabor and Employment Law Commons This Comment is brought to you for free and open access by the Washington and Lee Law Review at Washington & Lee University School of Law Scholarly Commons.

strike, concentrated work stoppage by a group of employees, the chief weapon of organized labor. A suspension of work on the employer's part is called a s usually result from conflicts of interest between the employer, who seeks to reduce costs, and employees, who seek higher wages (or in times of depression try to stop wage decreases), shorter hours, better working conditions.

Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act states in part, “Employees shall have the right to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.” Strikes are included among the concerted activities protected for employees by this section.

Section 13 also concerns the right to strike. E Manamela & M Budeli ‘Employees’ R. ight to. Strike and Violence in South Africa’ () 46 CILSA5.

A Landman‘ Protected Industrial Action. and Immunity from the Consequences of Economic Duress’ () 22 ILJ6.

Ibid. 7 E Williams ‘The Employment Relationship’ () 1. the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. For both strikes and lockouts, the notice must: be signed by a representative of the employer (for lockouts) or the union (for employees) say how long it is before the strike or lockout starts (ie the period of notice).

Strike Strike is one of the oldest and the most effective weapons of labour in its struggle with capital for securing economic justice. The basic strength of a strike lies in the labours privilege to quit work and thus brings a forced readjustment of conditions of employment[5].

Prohibits strikes by public employees; provides for mandatory dismissal, loss of tenure and seniority for violators. Prohibits public employers from: condoning such strikes; paying a striking employee; agreeing to increased benefits or compensation in response to a strike; bargaining about suspension or modification of strike penalties.

Right to strike in public employment. Ithaca, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

EMPLOYER REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF NO-STRIKE CLAUSES. No-strike clauses in which unions promise not to strike or engage in work stoppages appeared in more than 94 per cent of all collective bargain-ing agreements in The no-strike clause is of manifest importance.

public employees in support of an illegal strike is illegal picket-ing and enjoinable6 These courts have based their rulings on a 2. Amalgamated Food Employees Union Local No. Logan Valley Plaza, Inc., U.S. Thornhill v. Alabama, U.S. 88 (); AFL v. Swing, U.S. (); Bakery Drivers Local v.

Vancouver residents may soon experience déjàvu as garbage begins to pile up on street corners and in alley ways. Back in when Vancouver city workers walked off the job, hundreds of tonnes of garbage were left rotting in the summer heat.

With the city teetering on the brink of another strike, residents are left asking why they are facing this situation yet again. The Public Employees Fair Employment Act, more commonly known as the Taylor Law, is Article 14 of the New York State Civil Service Law, which defines the rights and limitations of unions for public employees in New York.

The Public Employees Fair Employment Act (the Taylor Law) is a New York State statute, named after labor researcher George W. Taylor.PUBLIC EMPLOYEES – PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT – SCHOOL DISTRICTS – STRIKES – LABOR – COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – Right of teachers and other employees to strike State and local public employees, including teachers, have no legally protected right to strike State statute establishes no specific penalties for unlawful public employee strikes; in some cases, courts may.

Essential services are banned in most major Western economies – but not in the UK. With co-ordinated strike action now being threatened by public sector unions, the Government should consider amending the Trade Union Act to further protect the public from the damage done by strike action.

From Nicholas Finney, Centre for Policy : Nicholas Finney.