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96 – Employment (Non-Union)

ARTICLES

Laura J. Cooper, Employment Arbitration 2011: A Realist’s View, 87 Ind. L.J. 317 (2012)
This article discusses the state of employment legislation under President Obama. It argues that despite a labor-friendly bill in 2009, losing control of the House in 2010 and spending too much congressional energy on the healthcare bill has doomed any further progressive employment legislation.
{44} ARBITRATION—GENERAL
{96} SUBJ MATTER: EMPLOYMENT (NON-UNION)
{144} LEGISLATION

Thomas J. Stipanowich, The Arbitration Fairness Index: Using a Public Rating System to Skirt the Legal Logjam and Promote Fairer and More Effective Arbitration of Employment and Consumer Disputes, 60 KAN. L. REV. 985 (2012).
This article proposes the establishment of an “Arbitration Fairness Index,” a public rating system assessing the fairness of arbitration programs associated with contracts for goods, services, or employment, to enhance public awareness and understanding of consumer and employment arbitration programs.   The author explores the benefits and downsides of such an index, while also discussing how to create and implement this novel arbitration rating scheme.
{44} ARBITRATION—GENERAL
{79} SUBJ MATTER: CONSUMER
{96} SUBJ MATTER: EMPLOYMENT (NON-UNION)

BOOKS

Alex Lord, The Planning Game: An Information Economics Approach to Understanding Urban and Environmental Management (2012).
This textbook discusses bargaining and negotiation tactics within the understanding of urban and environmental management. This book emphasizes the relationship between knowledge and information and establishes a connection between the approach planning theorists and some economists take towards information.
{1} NEGOTIATION—GENERAL
{96} SUBJ MATTER: EMPLOYMENT (NON-UNION)