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WILDCAT STRIKE

 

A strike called in a non-unionized plant or factory. Also, a strike in a unionized plant or factory called without a majority vote of the union members affected.

BACK PAY

 

 

Wages due an employee for past services, usually representing the difference between money already recieved and a higher amount resulting from a change in wage rates fallowing an arbitrator's decision, enforcement of a legaal minimum, or adjustment of piece rates. (See also Hold-back Pay)

 

GUARANTEED WAGE RATE

 

The base rate or other established minimum which is guaranteed under most incentive wage systems regardless of actual output.

WHITE- COLLAR WORKERS

 

Workers who have office jobs rather than factory, farms, or construction work.

AUTOMATIC WAGE ADJUSTMENT

 

 

A plan whereby wage rates are raised or lowered according to an established formula in response to other specified changes such as changes in the cost of living, prevailing wages, business profits, or prices. Usually refers to wage levels throughout the plant, although it may refer to a system of increasing employees' wages according to their individual service records or adjustments in piece rates. (See also Longevity Pay)

WLFARE MANAGEMENT

 

Activities conducted by the employer for the comfort and improvement of his employees; industrial paternalism. Some times used as a term of derision for companies who offer welfare programs as substitutes for collective bargaining.

 

 

GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE

 

A union committee whose member are elected are by their co-workers to represent them in the grievance procedure, usually in the intermediate steps. The committee often also decides union policy or grievance.

PROFIT SHARING

        A plan which employees receive a specfied proportion of the company 's net earnings or of earning atributed in the form of above a specified amount ; usually prorated according to employees' service recods or other formula and distributed in the form of annual or semi-annual bonuses.

ARBITRATTION AWARDS

 

 

The arbitrator's decision of the case. Awards generally are brief, concise, definitive, certain, final, they dispose of all matters submitted, and almost always are issued in writing. Frequently a writen opinion stating the reasons for the decision is attached to the award, but award and opinion are each clearly identified to prevent confusion.

 

RIGHTS-ARBITRATION

 

 

adjudication of disputes where a collective agreement already exists and where no effort is being made to change its yerms or to negotiate a new agreement. Such disputes are over the rights already accrued. The disputes relate either to the meaning or proper application of a particular contract provision with refereance to a specific situation or to an omitted case.

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