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Union autonomy in context: An international comparison

Fosh, P, Morris, H, Martin, R, Smith, P and Undy, R 1993, 'Union autonomy in context: An international comparison' , Employee Relations, 15 (4) , p. 3.

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Abstract

This is the second of two linked articles on the question of union autonomy; the first appeared in the previous issue of this journal. It considers state control and approach to union autonomy in the wider context of state controls on unions' bargaining activities including industrial action. Two questions are posed: whether there is any “balance” between state respect for union autonomy and state confidence that union collective bargaining activities take place within a legally prescribed framework; and how the state in the UK was able to shift so rapidly from the traditional, voluntary approach and the incipient neo-corporatism of the 1970s, to the detailed and onerous regulation of union internal and external activities in the 1980s and 1990s.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Strategic Leadership Team
Journal or Publication Title: Employee Relations
Publisher: Emerald
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0142-5455
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 13:12
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:20
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/9650

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