A major issue currently being debated in the U.S. is whether to allow employers to establish works councils, employee committees,
or other representational systems not permitted under the current labor laws. I bring economic, political, and historical
analysis to bear on this issue and recommend an experimental relaxation of current law proscribing employer assistance to
labor organizations. This ... [Show full abstract] is likely to improve the quality of employee participation, although it is unlikely to raise the
amount of it.