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The state of workplace union reps organisation in Britain today

Darlington, RR 2010, 'The state of workplace union reps organisation in Britain today' , Capital and Class, 34 (201) , pp. 126-135.

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      Abstract

      This article provides a brief evaluation of the state of workplace union reps’ organization in Britain as we approach the second decade of the 2000s. It documents the severe weakening of workplace union organization over the last 25 years, which is reflected in the declining number of reps, reduced bargaining power and the problem of bureaucratization. But it also provides evidence of the continuing resilience, and even combativity in certain areas of employment, of workplace union reps organization, and considers the future potential for a revival of fortunes.

      Item Type: Article
      Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
      Subjects outside of the University Themes
      Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > International Strategy People Management & Salford Law
      Journal or Publication Title: Capital and Class
      Publisher: Sage Publications
      Refereed: Yes
      ISSN: 0309-8168
      Depositing User: RR Darlington
      Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 09:50
      Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:25
      URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/10097

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