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Future of Worker Representation : Future of Work - Geraldine Healy

Future of Worker Representation

Future of Work

By: Geraldine Healy (Editor), Professor Edmund Heery (Editor), Philip Taylor (Editor), William Brown (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st December 2004
ISBN: 9781403917591
Number Of Pages: 325

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A representation gap has appeared in the British workplace as trade unions have declined. This book presents original research material from the ESRC's Future of Work program to assess current attempts to close the representation gap. Part One examines initiatives to restore the fortunes of the trade union movement through organizing, partnership and the representation of minorities in the workforce. Part Two looks at non-union representation and the role that works councils, voluntary organizations and single-issue campaigns can play in giving British workers a new voice at work.

'...a valuable and worthwhile book.' - Tony Dundow, The Journal of Industrial Relations

Introduction
Developments In Trade Union Representation
Union Organising in Britain: A Survey of Recent Developments
Partnership for Learning: UNISON's Return to Learn Programme
High Performance Work Systems and Workplace Partnership: An Aerospace Case Study
Minority Women and Trade Unions: Handling the Double Disadvantage
Needing a New Programme? Union Membership and Attitudes Towards Unions Amongst Software Workers
Unionism, Non-unionism and Workers' Attitudes to Representation in Four Call-centres
Development In Non-Union Representation
The Emerging System of Statutory Worker Representation
Campaigning for Low Paid Workers: The East London Communities Organisation (TELCO) Living Wage Campaign
The Future of Worker Representation in the United Kingdom
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ISBN: 9781403917591
ISBN-10: 1403917590
Series: Future of Work
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 1st December 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1