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The right to criticize government is also an obligation to know what you are talking about. 
-Lent Upson, 1st Executive Director of CRC  


Labor Relations Issues

Labor Supply & Regulation; Labor Relations

Labor Departments - general reports

Labor Supply & Manpower Programs

Government Manpower Programs including CETA
General Reports on Productivity in Government

Fair Employment Practices

Salary & Wages

CC 952, Salary Disparities in the State Government Workforce (Classified vs. Unclassified personnel) Analyzed the paysetting procedures for employees in the executive branch of state government, with a focus on salary disparities between classified and unclassified employees. ( January 85 ) 6 pages

CC 943, City of Detroit and Wayne County Salaries -- A Comparison ( June 83 ) 4 pages

Minimum Wages

Workers Compensation

Unemployment Compensation

Memo, Are Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Reserves Adequate? ( March 95 ) 8 pages

CC 990, pdf File Unemployment Compensation: How Michigan Compares with Other States Second in 2-part series --- See also CC #988 --- detailing unemployment benefits, unemployment rates, unemployment taxes, and trust fund reserves. ( May 90 ) 6 pages

CC 988, pdf File Unemployment Compensation in Michigan: Trust Fund Solvency, Focuses upon the solvency of the state trust fund. ( April 90 ) 6 pages

pdf file Unemployment Compensation -- How Michigan Compares with Other States
CC 956, ( June 85 ) 6 pages

pdf file Unemployment Compensation -- The Financial Condition of the Michigan Unemployment Compensation Fund: A Progress Report
CC 953, ( May 85 ) 4 pages

pdf file Unemployment Compensation in Michigan -- How Michigan Compares with Other States
CC 938, Compared major features of the Michigan unemployment compensation benefit system with those of 13 other major states. --- See also CC #932 and CC #956 --- ( October 82 ) 8 pages

pdf file Unemployment Compensation in Michigan --The Fiscal Crisis
CC 932, ( August 82 ) 8 pages

Examined the reasons why Michigan's unemployment compensation trust fund was in deficit. --- See also CC #938 and CC #956 ---

PDF File The Solvency Tax and Automation Project of the Michigan Employment Security Commission
Memo, ( October 87 ) 2 pages

Memo discussing surplus in solvency tax account and possible uses of the funds.

Labor Relations

Public Employment

Note 96-01, ../pdf FileTrends in Michigan Classified State Employment, ( March 96 ) 2 pages [18,831 bytes]

CC 989, A Comparison of State and Local Public Employment in 1988 ( April 90 ) 4 pages

pdf File Public Sector Strikes in Michigan,
Report 290, ( December 88 ) 18 pages

Examined the statutory and judicial history of public sector strike laws (the Hutchinson Act and the Public Employment Relations Act) in Michigan since 1947; methods of enforcement of prohibitions against strikes; and legislative alternative; contains a list of public sector strikes in Michigan between 1965 and 1988.

pdf File The Public Employment Relations Act: Conflicts and Possible Alternatives
Report 283, ( January 87 ) 21 pages

Analyzed the public sector collective bargaining statutory framework; judicial interpretations; interaction between the Public Employment Relations Act and other state statutes; and legislative alternative.

Public Sector Collective Bargaining

pdf File Public Sector Strikes in Michigan,
Report 290, ( December 88 ) 18 pages

Examined the statutory and judicial history of public sector strike laws (the Hutchinson Act and the Public Employment Relations Act) in Michigan since 1947; methods of enforcement of prohibitions against strikes; and legislative alternative; contains a list of public sector strikes in Michigan between 1965 and 1988.

pdf File The Public Employment Relations Act: Conflicts and Possible Alternatives
Report 283, ( January 87 ) 21 pages

Analyzed the public sector collective bargaining statutory framework; judicial interpretations; interaction between the Public Employment Relations Act and other state statutes; and legislative alternative.

Compulsory Arbitration in Michigan
Report 279, ( January 86 ) 40 pages

Analyzed the compulsory arbitration process for units of local government; basic criticisms of the process; provided empirical analysis of compulsory arbitration cases; and legislative alternatives; contains a list of local government involvement in compulsory arbitration process. --- See also CC #957 ---

Public Sector Strikes

CC 1026, ../pdf FilePublic Sector Strikes In Michigan: An Update, Examines key provisions of Public Act 112 of 1994, which narrowed the scope of bargaining for public school employees and imposed penalties for striking. ( May 94 ) 4 pages [12,309 bytes]

Public Sector Strikes in Michigan,
CC 979, ( January 89 ) 4 pages [52KB]

Analyzes statutory and judicial developments relative to the incidence of strikes in Michigan and examines possible alternatives. --- Summarizes Report #290 ---

pdf File Public Sector Strikes in Michigan,
Report 290, ( December 88 ) 18 pages

Examined the statutory and judicial history of public sector strike laws (the Hutchinson Act and the Public Employment Relations Act) in Michigan since 1947; methods of enforcement of prohibitions against strikes; and legislative alternative; contains a list of public sector strikes in Michigan between 1965 and 1988.

Compulsory Arbitration in Michigan
Report 279, ( January 86 ) 40 pages

Analyzed the compulsory arbitration process for units of local government; basic criticisms of the process; provided empirical analysis of compulsory arbitration cases; and legislative alternatives; contains a list of local government involvement in compulsory arbitration process. --- See also CC #957 ---

 

 

 

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