Employee Relations

Index here items on employee and industrial relations, the employment relationship, conflict and mediation, industrial action and strikes, trade unions, trade union recognition and negotiation, collective bargaining and whistleblowing.

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    Facilitation skills

    Author Frances and Roland Bee Publisher IPD (01752 202301) Price £13.95 ISBN 0 85292 733 9 Aimed at people required to oversee group sessions, such as trainers, consultants, team leaders or managers with development...

    Working time opt-out attacked -TUC Conference

    Recent research by the Managerial and Professional Officers’ union among senior managers in local government revealed an average working week exceeding 55 hours – 18 more than specified in their conditions of employment....

    Emotional Intelligence at Work

    Author Hendrie Weisinger Publisher Jossey-Bass (distributed in UK by Prentice Hall: 01442 882016) Price £18 ISBN 0 7879 0952 1 Defining emotional intelligence as the “ability to make your emotions work for you by using them...

    Ministers face grilling at TUC

    Chancellor Gordon Brown and the new secretary of state for trade and industry, Peter Mandelson, will face a barrage of criticism over the government’s employment law plans when they address the annual TUC conference in Blackpool...

    Lawyers count career costs

    More than a third of lawyers would take a salary cut in exchange for a better balance between work and home life. They are also more likely to take time off for personal reasons than employees in any other sector, according...

    Food firm curries favour after recognition battle

    Indian frozen foods manufacturer Noon Products has agreed to sign a partnership deal with the GMB after a bitter year-long battle for union recognition. The company featured prominently on a “hit list” published earlier this...

    Emotional Intelligence at Work

    Author Hendrie Weisinger Publisher Jossey-Bass (distributed in UK by Prentice Hall: 01442 882016) Price £18 ISBN 0 7879 0952 1 Defining emotional intelligence as the “ability to make your emotions work for you by using them...

    Leadership dances to its own tune

    Keynote speakers usually promote their books. Micheál Ó Suílleabháin prefers to plug his CDs. Well he might. The professor of music at the University of Limerick is one of Ireland’s top composers of classical and traditional...

    Row escalates at CoSteel

    Hugh Billot, personnel director at CoSteel Sheerness, and Lew Hutchinson, the Canadian firm’s chief executive, have told People Management that they have no intention of reviewing industrial relations practices at the Kent...

    Managing Absence: A Handbook for Managers in Public and Voluntary Organisations

    Authors Sarah Hargreaves, Christina Morton and Gill Taylor Publisher Russell House (01297 443948) Price £14.95 ISBN 1 898924 17 1 This handbook makes a detailed assessment of the impact that absence can have on service...