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Trade unions in the European Union

Trade unions in the European Union

a handbook

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • European Economic Community countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- European Economic Community countries.,
    • Europe 1992.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-296).

      Statementedited by Wolfgang Lecher ; translated by Pete Burgess.
      ContributionsLecher, Wolfgang.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6660.5 .G4913 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL879070M
      ISBN 100853157669
      LC Control Number95166294
      OCLC/WorldCa31167589

      This book examines the integration of trade unions from the six biggest countries of the EU's Eastern enlargement of EU governance structures. Based on more than in-depth interviews, comprehensive data, document research, and eight detailed case studies, contributions describe the activities and perceptions of the trade unions under. See related entries below: Description of Trade unions. The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes trade unions in the following terms: [1] Despite the EU's left-of-centre corporatism and their representation in the Economic and Social Committee, trade unions play little part in European policy formation. This lack of influence is not primarily due to the movement's traditional.

      Trade unions in the United Kingdom were first decriminalised under the recommendation of a Royal Commission in , which agreed that the establishment of the organisations was to the advantage of both employers and employees. Legalised in , the Trade Union Movement sought to reform socio-economic conditions for working men in British industries, and the trade unions' search for this led.   Trade Unions and European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically monetary integration; holding the potential of disabling any trans-national co-ordination.

        Our book presents an analysis of the way trade unions—particularly more established and institutionalized trade unions—respond to immigrant workers. We locate the discussion in the period since the s, with a particular focus on the late s to the early s. Brexit, the gig economy, a looming trade war and migration: Today, trade unions are facing various challenges on the European continent and worldwide. Hannes Alpen spoke to Reiner Hoffmann, Chairman of the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), to find out how trade unions are adapting to a changing economy and recent developments in the EU.


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The individual chapters focus on unions' structural, organisational, institutional and. Trade agreements increasingly include provisions on labour rights protection. The European Union is a leader in this respect. Whether such an approach makes any difference is subject to a heated debate.

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