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Labor Negotiations: Public, Private & Sunshine Law

Bargaining Practices
Private Sector and Public Sector Bargaining have different constituencies and purposes. Select two key differences of these types of bargaining and defend how the differences work in favor for the constituencies they represent.
Briefly summarize the Sunshine Law, and explain why negotiators avoid "Bargaining in the Sunshine." Justify your position.

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1. Private Sector and Public Sector Bargaining have different constituencies and purposes. Select two key differences of these types of bargaining and defend how the differences work in favor for the constituencies they represent.

Private sector and Public Sector bargaining have different constituencies. In large part this is due to the economics of the two systems: the private sector must negotiate in a manner that will directly impact the cost of their product in a market economy whereas the public sector's costs are spread across many individuals and are provided at no cost to citizens (e.g., fire, police, schools). As a result, the public sector is not faced with ...

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This solution addresses the differences between private and public sector bargaining, explains sunshine laws and why negotiators try to avoid "bargaining in the sunshine." Includes APA formatted reference.

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