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Trade union participation in EC economic policy-making

Hugh Compston

Trade union participation in EC economic policy-making

by Hugh Compston

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Published by Department of Government, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European Economic Community,
  • Labor unions -- European Economic Community countries,
  • European Economic Community countries -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Hugh Compston.
    SeriesStrathclyde papers on government and politics -- no. 90.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC241.2 .C636 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14939106M

    In April , during its meeting in London, the SE Europe network resolved to change its name to 'Worker Participation Europe network'. The change of name shall better reflect the evolution in the network's composition, interests and research backgrounds that go beyond the narrow focus on European Company (SEs) and workers' representation therein. The authors of the book have looked into the national transposition legislation of the 31 countries of the European Economic Area. The findings are very relevant for EU policy-making and for practitioners to deal with differing national legislative regimes. Trade union guide to EWC Recast Directive /38/EC.

    Workplace employee participation and representation is based on the role of trade unions and their co-determination rights as set out in the Act on Employee Consultation and Participation in Working Life, the so-called Co-Determination Act (Medbestämmandelagen, MBL), as amended. Work councils (företagsråd) did exist in the s and. Labour law (also known as labor law or employment law) mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Individual labour law concerns employees' rights at work also through the contract for work. Employment standards are social norms (in some cases.

    Downloadable (with restrictions)! A trade union whose purpose is to raise wages above the competitive level may foster economic growth if it succeeds in shifting income away from the owners of capital to the workers and if the workers' marginal propensity to save exceeds that of capitalists. We make this point in an overlapping generations framework with unionized labour.   In this chapter, we examine the labor relations through the role of trade unions, collective bargaining, wages and benefits across the European Union. We conclude that labor relations have a direct influence on the labor market, designing the lines for taking decisions in organizations, but also, by governments. Our argumentation explains the relationship between employers and employees.


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The Union has addressed the economic challenges. SATUCC welcomes this book and therefore hopes that it will assist trade unions in the SADC and the whole of Africa to go soul searching for the real and true workers‘ victory.

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A key aim of the study will be to clarify and, where feasible, to quantify the economic effects of the European Union ’s (EU) trade policies. Decision-making on foreign trade policy is largely centralised at the EU. The Fifth Africa Union (AU) – European Union (EU) Summit took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Novemberin the framework of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy.

With a number of key agreements that frame relations between these two leading regional actors under review, this summit came at a crucial time. Trade unions note a number of limitations regarding the space provided to civil. New workplace participation practices have been emerging for larger companies, mostly through initiatives led by the European Union, supported by the British Government.

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