Despite the millions of dollars sluicing through Labor-Management Cooperative Trusts, only a few specialists in labor policy issues know about the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978 and Labor-Management Cooperation Committees. News coverage and academic research has been minimal.
News Media Coverage
Articles about California Senate Bill 790 (2011), a bill about “community choice aggregation” that was amended to include California Public Utilities Code Section 3260, referring to Labor-Management Cooperation Committees:
Legislation Boosts Union Trust Fund – www.CalWatchdog.org – September 8, 2011
‘Gut and Amend’ Bills Help Fill Union Coffers – San Francisco Examiner (op-ed) – September 11, 2011
Claims Against CCA [Community Choice Aggregation] Bill Unfounded – San Francisco Examiner (op-ed by State Senator Mark Leno) – September 15, 2011
The Senator Doth Protest Too Much – www.CalWatchdog.org – September 23, 2011
Academic Journal Articles
The Origins and Operations of Area Labor-Management Committees – Richard D. Leone and Michael F. Eleey – U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983.
The Impact of Union-Management Cooperation on Productivity and Employment – Michael Schuster – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Apr., 1983), pp. 415-430 – Cornell University, School of Industrial & Labor Relations.
Presidential Labor-Management Committees: Productive Failures – William T. Moye – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 34, No. 1 (Oct., 1980), pp. 51-66 – Cornell University, School of Industrial & Labor Relations. (While not about the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, this article summarizes the history of White House involvement in labor-management cooperation and provides context.)