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Using data on wage claims investigations of a state labor department, we test the proposition that work experience increases productivity. Productivity is measured as the fraction of wages an employer allegedly owes an employee which the investigator is able to collect. The recovery of back...
"This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on employee participation (EP) and the legal status of EP programs. The effect of EP on firm performance theoretically is indeterminate. However, properly implemented, EP can increase productivity and advance employee interests. Read...
This paper reviews six explanations for the contemporary decline in United States union strength. The authors, after reviewing the conceptual basis and available evidence for each of these explanations, conclude that-for the present-each explanation has some merit. In other words, the...