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Collective bargaining process

"The textbook states that seniority has become a deeply imbedded feature of the collective bargaining process. What are the general theories and practices of the seniority system? Be sure to discuss some of the specific problems and the typical exceptions and limitations to seniority.

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The general theories and practices of the seniority system in unions include the following; first in last out (layoffs and non-requested transfers), hourly wage or salary (teacher's unions) increase at an equal percent (usually), the longer you are there the more you make, if you are laid off, you are called back to work based on seniority Furthermore, the unions feel this is fair because that person (the one with more tenure) has put more time in them someone else and 'deserves" the benefits ...

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"The textbook states that seniority has become a deeply imbedded feature of the collective bargaining process. The general theories and practices of the seniority system ARE discused, including discussion on some of the specific problems and the typical exceptions and limitations to seniority.

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