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In Place of Strife? The parliamentary Labour right and the ‘trade union question’

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the parliamentary Labour right attitudes to industrial relations policy and trade union reform. In Place of Strife: A Policy for Industrial Relations was the first (recent) ... More


Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Thomas Fetzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Paradoxes of Internationalization deals with British and German trade union responses to the internationalization of corporate structures and strategies at Ford and General Motors between the late ... More


Labour Markets and their Regulation: Industrial Relations and the Organization of Business and Labour

Georg Menz

in Comparative Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This first empirical chapter provides an in-depth analysis of changes to the models of industrial relations in six countries, considering general patterns of change, their sources, and their precise ... More


Industrial Action and Unfair Dismissal

K. D. Ewing

in The Right to Strike

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the relevant provisions of the law of unfair dismissal for those engaged in a strike or other industrial action. Section 62 of the Employment Protection Act of 1978 (EPCA), ... More


Maritime Labour

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Maritime Labour, subdivided by British and overseas studies, and further subdivided by role:- Merchant Seafarers; Dock Workers; and Organised Labour ... More


German and British trade unions at Ford and General Motors: the local and national contexts

Thomas Fetzer

in Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines the contextual framework, within which German and British trade union politics at Ford and General Motors evolved between the late 1960s and the early twenty-first century. The ... More


Labour Law

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey

in Indonesian Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199677740
eISBN:
9780191757242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677740.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Indonesian labour law was transformed after the fall of Soeharto, with workers granted many freedoms they had been denied under his rule. This chapter explains the rights and duties of workers and ... More


The war economy, 1941–45

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In this chapter, the experience of agriculture and key industries including textiles and clothing, shipbuilding and aircraft manufacture are considered, as are labour and industrial relations and how ... More


The Socialist Origins of Social Security

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following the Los Angeles Times bombing of 1910, the federal government established a Commission on Industrial Relations with a view to reducing class tensions. The Research Division of the ... More


Posted Work and Transnational Workspaces in Germany

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 2 shows how transnational regulation and de-territorialization impact employment relations in the German construction and the meat slaughtering industries. The aim of this chapter is to ... More


Into the Sanctum, 1958–1964

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 4 covers my homesickness at Cornell and my excitement with my courses at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations, meeting my future husband, Sam Strober, and the encouragement I ... More


The workers' movement

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the problems of labour weakness in post Communist transformation. Structural and agency factors are considered before presenting an account through social movement theory of ... More


Serbia's new period of crisis

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter returns to the theme of privatisation and describes its effect on ordinary workers. A third upward wave of industrial struggle against privatisation and neoliberal policy is ... More


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