Description - Union Organizing and Activity by John Kelly
How have unions responded to the decline of membership and power that began in 1980? Have unions been able to use New Labour legislation to recover lost membership? What are the pros and cons of union-management partnerships in the public sector? Union Organization and Activity is the second book in our innovative The Future of Trade Unions in Britain series. Featuring substantial and original research on union strategies, this book offers readers a detailed analysis of the opportunities and problems faced by unions in using the new trade union recognition law. Offering new research on union strategies this is a book that will enrich policy debates with much needed evidence.
Topics covered include: organizing campaigns across different sectors and their relative successes and failures; the TUC's Organizing Academy; public sector unions strategies including the use of partnership agreements; the structure of trade unionism as a potential barrier to union revitalization; costs and benefits for employers of recognizing unions Written by the key thinkers in the field of Industrial Relations, Union Organization and Activity highlights the conditions under which organizing and partnership are likely to appeal to union members and employers and thus has important policy implications for all parties to industrial relations, unions, employers and government.
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