Trade Union Cooperation in Europe

Patterns, Conditions, Issues

by Bengt Furåker, Bengt Larsson

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Book Description

This open access book discusses transnational trade union cooperation in Europe – its forms, focuses, conditions, and obstacles. It provides an overview of existing trade union cooperation and includes detailed analyses of two specific questions: the debates on statutory minimum wages and the Posting of Workers Directive. Drawing on empirical research, the authors take a comparative approach, considering national industrial relations regimes as well as individual sectors. With the ongoing processes of integration in Europe, it has become increasingly important for unions to cooperate with regard to employers and EU institutions. The authors illustrate the interconnections between national and European industrial relations, and explore the process of European integration in labour markets. Illustrating the potential for and difficulties involved in deepening trade union cooperation across Europe, this work is a vital read for trade unionists, researchers and students interested in European trade unionism and labour markets.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Trade Union Cooperation in Europe ebook for free in PDF format (2.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Business and Management
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Published
2020
Pages
165
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030387693
ISBN10
3030387690
ISBN13 Digital
9783030387709
ISBN10 Digital
3030387704
PDF Size
2.1 MB
License
CC BY

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