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Military Unions: U.S. Trends and Issues
Military Unions: U.S. Trends and Issues
Edited by William J. Taylor, Jr., Roger J. Arango and Robert
Sage, 1977, 336 pp.

The idea that military personnel might join unions to bargain collectively with the government is a new one in America, an unexpected corollary of the all-volunteer force. At first a taboo subject within the services, then evoking strong visceral reactions, it is now emerging as a public issue. These path-breaking essays structure the issues and are noteworthy for having been edited by professor-officers at West Point.