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'New Economy' High-Tech Jobs Look Much Like Old Economy Low-Wage Work 

The “new economy” is another name for an old bag of tricks where promise and reality don’t match up. E-workers counting on valuable stock options, a revolutionized workplace, and premier wages and benefits have instead gotten mediocre wages, useless stock options, relentless production pressure, and maximum job insecurity. 
Author: Moran, Patrick
Pub. Date: 2001-03-18

1worker1vote: MONDRAGON in the US 

MONDRAGON, the largest cooperative in the world, and the inspiration for several U.S. cooperatives, faces a challenge in 2013 after one of its largest cooperatives votes to leave the group and another goes bankrupt. 
Author: Henderson, Rebecca; Norris, Michael
Pub. Date: 2015-09-18

America Works 

The U.S. labor market is the most laissez faire of any developed nation, with a weak social safety net and little government regulation compared to Europe or Japan. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2007-04-30

An assessment of employee ownership in the United States with implications for the EU 

There is a significant gap in the incidence and development of employee ownership between the European Union (EU) and the US when both sectors are examined. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Sesil, James; Krouiinova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2003-09-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options - A Union-Nonunion Comparison 

Until recently, stock options were primarily reserved for senior executives and selected managers in most American corporations. In the last decade or so, however, stock options have become part of the compensation package for an increasing number of rank-and-file employees. 
Author: Kroumova, Maya; Sesil, James; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Corporate Governance and Labor Relations 

I view corporate governance as a process of designing and implementing various implicit and explicit contracts among capital providers, corporate managers, workers, and other important stakeholders. In my talk today, I will expand the scope of the typical shareholder value focus to consider the design and implementation of contracts with other stakeholders, particularly employees and organized labor. 
Author: Kim, E. Han
Pub. Date: 2008-12-10

Employee Buyouts and Industrial Relations under Employee Ownership: A Case Study of Karabuk Steel Mill 

This article examines the employee buyout process and industrial relations under employee ownership based on the case study of the Karabuk steel mill. 
Author: Yildirim, Engin
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Employee Ownership: The New Source of Competitive Advantage 

At a time when employers are searching for new and innovative ways to motivate and retain key talent, employee stock ownership plans are proving to be powerful retention and reward strategies that have a positive impact on profitability, revenue growth, and productivity. 
Author: Beatty, Carol A.; Schachter, Harvey
Pub. Date: 2001-11-30

Empowerment or Else 

Nine years ago, the author bought a small manufacturing company with marginal profits, poor union relations, nit-picking work rules, and high labor costs. After a year of bickering, Frey decided he wanted to implement profit sharing. 
Author: Frey, Robert
Pub. Date: 1993-09-01

Lucent Technologies 

Lucent was created in 1994 as part of AT&T's tri-vestiture. This case focuses on the dilemma faced by a new company that inherited a labor-management consultation structure developed by AT&T, a structure that has broken down in many respects, and that does not seem adequate to the challenges of the new company in a new and highly competitive market... 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-05-01

Shareholder Value and Employee Interests: Intersections Between Corporate Governance, Corporate Law and Labour Law

It has been observed that corporate law and labour (or employment) law are in essence separate fields of legal scholarship and regulatory policy. This separation does not mean that there has been no interest by company lawyers in labour law or vice versa; nor does it mean that the two fields do not have relevance to one another. Clearly both corporate law and labour law have provided certain fundamental starting points for analysis which have helped shape the regulatory scope of each other.  
Author: Mitchell, Richard; O'Donnell, Anthony; Ramsay, Ian
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

The Strategic Use of Individual Employment Agreements: Three Case Studies 

In light of varying outlooks on the process of individualisation in the hitherto collectively regulated industries, it was thought worthwhile revisiting the three disputes (those involving CRA Weipa, BHP, and the Commonwealth Bank) and thoroughly documenting them with a view to discovering what light they shed on the objectives of the individualisation process. 
Author: Fetter, Joel
Pub. Date: 2002-12-01

Unions and Employee Ownership: A Road to Economic Democracy?  

In the relationship between unions and employee share ownership, neither threatened the other, and their combination led to benefits for employees, particularly where unionized employees were majority owners.  
Author: Yates, Jacquelyn
Pub. Date: 2006-10-01

United Airlines: Employee Buyout 

This case focuses on a large-scale corporate restructuring that involves changes to United Airlines' (UAL) operating strategy and financing. Through a recapitalization of the company, UAL's pilots, machinists, and salaried workers become majority shareholders of the firm. 
Author: Chaplinsky, Susan J.
Pub. Date: 1998-01-01

United Airlines 

In 1994 United Airlines became the largest employee majority-owned enterprise in the United States, with various groups of employees – most represented by unions – having purchased 55% of its stock in exchange for various concessions. The employees accepted pay cuts and made other concessions, but were also granted representation on the company's board of directors...[newline] 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

United is a Poor Model for Employee Ownership 

It would be easy to look at what’s happening at United Airlines, now on the brink of bankruptcy, and conclude that the concept of employee ownership in America has fallen into a tailspin. 
Author: Flanigan, James
Pub. Date: 2002-12-04