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Union Membership

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses and describes trends in union membership as a starting point of a study on trade unions behaviour. Using data from the DUES (Development of Unions in European Societies) project, the study ... More


Silence and the Image of Helplessness: The Challenge of Tozen Union

Reiko Shindo

in Belonging in Translation: Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201871
eISBN:
9781529201918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201871.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the Nambu Foreign Workers Caucus (FWC), the migrant workers' branch of the trade union, National Union of General Workers Tokyo Nambu (hereafter referred to as Nambu), and ... More


Between Home and State: Care Workers and Labor Strategy for the New Open-Shop Era of Trumplandia

Jennifer Klein

in Labor in the Time of Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746598
eISBN:
9781501746611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter also tackles how to build power under challenging conditions. It analyzes the case of home health care, which stands outside New Deal labor laws and is one of the largest and ... More


The Right to Strike

K. D. Ewing

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right to strike in Britain is one of the most important, albeit neglected, issues of modern labour law. It is also one of the most controversial, particularly since the dismissal of 5,500 workers ... More


Labor Relations and Public Relations

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores workers' experience at the Philadelphia Transportation Company (PTC) in the context of a larger postwar conflict between capital and labor. After World War II, the United States ... More


The Difference a Union Makes: Graduate Employee Activists’ Engaged Scholarship and Their Working Lives

Susan Roth Breitzer

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author offers an account of graduate employee activists' engaged scholarship and their working lives. The author interviewed former leaders of the Campaign to Organize Graduate ... More


Conclusions

Alex Balch

in Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080722
eISBN:
9781781701805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on labour migration policy in Spain and Great Britain. The comparison of these two European Union members highlighted the value of comparative ... More


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