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Labor Relations: New York transit Strike Analysis: Factors driving public opinion

Setting contract periods and expiration dates are some of those non-wage issues important in negotiations as shown in the New York City transit strike. While many thought the inconvenience to the public would overwhelmingly disfavor the transit workers' position, the public's response to the strike was mixed. Consider the poll of the public at different points in the strike, particularly the response to elected officials.

* What factors do you think were driving public opinion?
* Do you think these factors would have changed if the strike had been called for at a time other than the holiday season?

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_New_York_City_transit_strike

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Labor Relations: New York transit Strike Analysis

Setting contract periods and expiration dates are some of those non-wage issues important in negotiations as shown in the New York City transit strike. While many thought the inconvenience to the public would overwhelmingly disfavor the transit workers' position, the public's response to the strike was mixed. Consider the poll of the public at different points in the strike, particularly the response to elected officials.

* What factors do you think were driving public opinion?
* Do you think these factors would have changed if the strike had been called for at a time other than the holiday season?

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The factors driving public opinion for the New York transit Strike analysis are examined. The solution looks at labor relations.

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