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Employment relations in Britain : 25 years of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Author: Brian Towers; William Arthur Brown
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together contributions from eminent academics and senior ACAS officials to provide a fascinating account of the agencya s achievements, failures and remarkable survival during a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Towers; William Arthur Brown
ISBN: 0631223266 9780631223269
OCLC Number: 44153980
Description: xiii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: ACAS's first quarter century / William Brown and Brian Towers --
1. Setting the pace or running alongside? ACAS and the changing employment relationship / W.R. Hawes --
2. Building bridges and settling differences: collective conciliation and arbitration under ACAS / John Goodman --
3. Doing more with less: ACAS and individual conciliation / Linda Dickens --
4. Operating with style: the work of the ACAS conciliator in individual employment rights cases / Gill Dix --
5. Learning through ACAS: the case of union recognition / Stephen Wood --
6. Supporting collective bargaining: some comparative reflections / Bob Hepple --
7. After collective bargaining? ACAS in the age of human resource management / John Purcell --
Conclusions: The best and the worst of times: ACAS's survival and progress, 1974-2000 and beyond / Brian Towers.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Towers and William Brown.

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