Fall 1990-Vol.2, No.3
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Do Rural Manufacturing Facilities Hold Their Value: Analysis of Recent Sales Shows Advantage Over Metro Properties
Analyses of recent sales of large, freestanding industrial facilities suggest that rural or non-metropolitan properties hold their value better than metro-are properties.

Landfill Capacity Shortfall Threatens Urban Manufacturers: Rural Areas Offer Attractive Alternative
Urban and exurban counties have experienced the benefits of explosive growth, which are soon to be problematic as landfill capacities are absorbed and tipping fees increase. A solution could be significant amounts of recycling or the discovery of more inexpensive rural property for the landfills.

Atlanta Joins Memphis as a Distribution Hub: Some Surprises Among the Ten Top Cities for Distribution Centers
In the Southeast, Atlanta joins Memphis as a leader in distribution. Actually, the South Atlantic holds 22% of all distribution centers in the U.S.

Teamsters and Steelworkers: The Rodney Dangerfields of Organized Labor?
Although the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the United Steelworkers (USA) are two of the most aggressive unions in the Southeast, they are the least successful in winning decertification elections.

Seasonality of Union Elections: Can You Dodge a Bullet?
According to a Walker Companies analysis, the summer is the most prevalent time for unions to file representation election petitions. The analysis shows petition filings by month for a two year period.

Training Union Organizers: AFL-CIO Organizing Institute Graduates First Class
The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute trains workers to launch organizing campaigns. The Institute is a coalition of five unions.