Description - Contemporary British Industrial Relations by Sidney Kessler
This edition is revised and updated to take into account the new Labour government. It examines recent changes in government policy, the law, union and management, together with their effects upon pay and productivity, the nature and scope of collective bargaining and Britain's strike record. An analysis of developments in the European Union is also included. The text is intended for: undergraduate and HND students taking modules in industrial relations and/or employee relations, human resource management and similar on business courses; postgraduate and post-experience business courses such as MBA, and DMS where industrial relations is studied. It should also be useful for undergraduate and HND students of sociology, politics or contemporary history; and for practitioners and some professional courses.
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Author Biography - Sidney Kessler
SID KESSLER is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Relations at City University Business School. He lectured at City University from 1964 to 1994, prior to which he was Head of Research at the National Union of Mineworkers for eight years. He is an Arbitrator for the Arbitration, Conciliation and Advisory Service, and a Deputy Chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee. Other appointments have been with the National Board for Prices and Incomes, the Commission on Industrial Relations and the Clegg Comparability Commission.FRED BAYLISS has been a Visiting Fellow at City University Business School since 1989. He retired from the Civil Service in 1986, having worked at the National Board for Prices and Incomes, the Commission on Industrial Relations, the Pay Board and the Department of Employment.