Individualisation and union recognition in Britain in the 1990s by William Brown

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Published by ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge in Cambridge .

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StatementWilliam Brown.
SeriesWorking paper series / ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge -- no.104, Working paper series (ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge) -- no.104.
ContributionsESRC Centre for Business Research., Great Britain. Department of Trade and Industry.
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Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL22425627M

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In short, the last decade of individualisation and union exclusion in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, and Japan has shown that trade unions have been pushed onto the defensive: HRM tactics did After a decade of rising management power, the book unmasks the reality behind the myth of individualisation.

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Individualisation and Union Recognition in Britain in the s William Brown. Part III: Japan. Individualisation of Employment Relations in Japan: A Legal Analysis Hiroya Nakakubo Trends and Developments in Japanese Employment Relations in the s and s. In short, the last decade of individualisation and union exclusion in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, and Japan has shown that trade unions have been pushed onto the defensive: HRM tactics did not lead to high trust employment relations; management uses 'individual bargaining' to gain ever more power; and individual contracts are no more than standardised contractual arrangements Format: Paperback.

Brown, W. () ‘Individualisation and union recognition in Britain in the s’, in Deery, S. and Mitchell, R. (eds.) Employment Relations, Individualisation and Union Exclusion. Brown W. () Individualisation and union recognition in Britain in the s.

In: Deery S and Mitchell R, eds, Employment Relations: Individualisation and Union Exclusion - An International Study, pp. Sydney: Federation Press. Google Scholar. There are a number of reasons to believe that there is a significant link between the individualisation of employment relations practices by organisations and a decline in union membership (Deery.

3 William Brown, ‘Individualisation and Union Recognition in Britain in the s’ in Deery and Mitchell, above n 2, ch 8. 4 Bill Ford, ‘Changing the Dynamics of Bargaining: Individualisation and Employment Agreements in Western Australia’ in Deery and Mitchell, above n 2, ch 5. • ‘Individualisation and Union Recognition in Britain in the s’ in S.

Deakin and R. Mitchell (eds), Individualisation and Union Exclusion in Employment Relations: An International Study, Melbourne: Federation Press, • ‘Monitoring and evaluating the UK National Minimum Wage’, in Low Pay Commission, Occasional Paper 4.

Goslingand (),‘British Unions in Decline: Determinants of the s Fall in Union Recognition’, Industrial and Labor Relations Review,48, 3, – Evans, S., Ewing, K. and Nolan, P. (), INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND THE BRITISH ECONOMY IN THE s: MRS THATCHER'S LEGACY.

Figures released last week show a rise of 20, in the membership of unions affiliated to the ICTU in the State. Impressive though these gains are, they nevertheless point to a continuing decline.

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Abstract. The paper develops a model of trade union behaviour based on the concept of the viable bargaining unit. Bargaining unit viability rests on five conditions; membership level, service level, membership participation, employer recognition and facilities.

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Great Britain had two different governments during the s. A Conservative government, headed by Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, led the country from tofollowed by a. If individualisation is the problem, then we should not look at individualisation of attitudes but individualisation in the employment relationship through the decisions of specific actors.

Union organising strategies need to reinforce union values and build solidarities across groups with more complex, heterogeneous identities than in the past. The U.S. had sixty thousand full-time union officers incompared to just four thousand in Great Britain.

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Legislative changes since have had a minimal impact on membership and recognition of trade unions. There are around 3 million free-riders who are covered by a collective agreement but not themselves union members, and another 3 million employees who would be very likely to join a union if one existed at their place of work.

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Two UK business services companies are compared both to each other and to their common state-owned industry background in order to assess the implications of trade union recognition and changes in bargaining structure. Union recognition was abandoned by one company under the agenda of ‘individualisation’ and ‘personal contracts’ but retained by the other under that of ‘partnership’.

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52 Stephen Deery and Richard Mitchell, “ Individualisation and Union Recognition in Britain in the s”, in Stephen Deery and Richard Mitchell (eds.) Employment Relations: Individualisation and Union Exclusion, An International Study (Sydney, Federation Press, ), pp.see p.

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In his State of the Union address. This is a particularly important issue for individualisation theories because they fundamentally depend on the idea of epochal, even revolutionary, historical change.

Empirically, I will tackle this task by examining the experience of personal life in Britain in the late s and early 50s (where a number. • legislation on trade union recognition (a statutory recognition procedure, effective from ) and In the s and s internal union government became The current legal framework is one which sits well with the individualisation (or de-collectivisation) of employment relations which took place during the s.

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