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2017

Abstract

In order to evaluate the preservation and accessibility of public sector collective bargaining documentation in the United States, the authors conducted a fifty-state survey of public sector CBA collections. The study generated relevant data in four key areas: the presence of such collections, the scope of existing collections with regard to covered employees, the depth of those collections when compared to historical collective bargaining in a given state, and the relationship between a perceived legal mandate for collection and the presence of such collections. The authors discuss the public policy implications of their findings, and areas for further study, action, and advocacy.

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© United Association for Labor Education. Final version published as: Geraci, A., & DelRosso, J. (2017). To collect and preserve: The state of state-level CBA collections in the U.S. Labor Studies Journal, 43(3), 165-179.
doi: 10.1177/0160449X17703485
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Geraci, A., & DelRosso, J. (2017). To collect and preserve: The state of state-level CBA collections in the U.S.[Electronic version]. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, ILR School site: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/articles/1155

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