Ch 5: Public Sector Labor Relations

About This Chapter

Work through this comprehensive chapter to study important topics related to public sector labor relations. The chapter's lessons and self-assessments can benefit anyone who needs to learn new labor concepts, prepare for exams or complete class assignments.

Public Sector Labor Relations - Chapter Summary

This self-paced business chapter provides an overview of public sector labor relations. Through a series of simple and informative lessons, you'll become familiar with public sector impasse resolutions, labor law cases and legislation. Our instructors also explain how bargaining differs between public and private sectors. You can complete the chapter at any time that fits your schedule, and our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. Be sure to take the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to retain the information you study. When you're finished, you should be equipped to:

  • Differentiate between private and public workplace sectors
  • Compare bargaining in the public and private sectors
  • Summarize 1962's Executive Order 10988 as well as the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
  • Evaluate important public sector labor law cases
  • Explain how impasses are resolved in the public sector

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