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Politics, public policy and the employment relationship

Blyton, Paul Robert, Heery, Edmund James and Turnbull, Peter John 2001. Politics, public policy and the employment relationship. Management Research News 24 (10/11) , pp. 1-68. 10.1108/01409170110782973

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Abstract

Presents 35 abstracts from the 2001 Employment Research Unit Annual conference held at Cardiff Business School in September 2001. Attempts to explore the theme of changing politics of employment relations beyond and within the nation state, against a background of concern in the developed economies at the erosion of relatively advanced conditions of work and social welfare through increasing competition and international agitation for more effective global labour standards. Divides this concept into two areas, addressing the erosion of employment standards through processes of restructuring and examining attempts by governments, trade unions and agencies to re-create effective systems of regulation. Gives case examples from areas such as India, Wales, London, Ireland, South Africa, Europe and Japan. Covers subjects such as the Disability Discrimination Act, minimum wage, training, contract workers and managing change.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Central government; Employment; Globalisation; Politics; Social economics; Standards; Trade unions; Working conditions
Publisher: Emerald
ISSN: 0140-9174
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:49
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/45282

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