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July 1989, Vol. 112, No. 7
Can employee associations negotiate new growth?
Sar A. Levitan
Research Professor of Economics, The George Washington University, and Director of The George Washington Center for Social Policy Studies
Research Associate, The George Washington Center
The research for this article was funded by an ongoing grant from the Ford Foundation to the Center.
Associations of Government employees have grown steadily and adopted collective bargaining, but prospects of future growth are limited. This article examines the ways in which Government employee associations have flourished and briefly traces their history and interaction with unions throughout the 20th century.
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