Textbook Labor Relations Striking a Balance 4th edition written by John W. Budd.
Discuss the extent to which aspects of labor relations in other countries should be adopted in the United States. Foer example, should United States adopt mandatory works councils?
Debate whether or not the United States labor relations system is necessarily adversarial. Clearly there are numerous examples of adversarial behavior by both companies and unions, but is this their choice or is there something in the system that forces their behavior?