The author is a counsel for many influential labor unions, and has made an exhaustive study of collective labor agreements in 131 different trades. He gives in this book, the results of his study. First an historical summary, down to the present strengthening of the position of labor unions through government regulations. He gives helpful advice on how to negotiate a labor agreement, so as to avoid the pitfalls that cause loss to labor and capital. Part II summarizes labor agreements covering every possible problem, such as adjustment of disputes, checkoff, hiring and discharge, stability of employment, -- in all over 100 details that must be considered, with problem posed and specimen clauses phrased. Valuable for management and legal advisors.