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British trade unions today

Clive Jenkins

British trade unions today

by Clive Jenkins

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Clive Jenkins and James E. Mortimer.
SeriesCommonwealth and International Library; Economics, commerce, industry administration and management division
ContributionsMortimer, J. E.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 125p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17344322M
ISBN 100080111696

No dust jacket as issued. This is the AMS reprint of Webb's landmark history of British trade unions. The book was influential in a number of global socialist movements, and was translated into Russian by Vladimir Lenin. The Webbs were British economists, politicians, prolific writers, and ardent supporters of the Soviet Union under Stalin. Trade union, also called labour union, association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining.. Historical development. As an organized movement, trade unionism (also called organized labour) originated in the 19th century in Great.

Equity - the UK trade union for creative practitioners. You are Equity. Make a stand to improve your industry know stand with you. By the s, trade unions were active in the cotton, coal, iron and (later) steel and engineering industries. Many trade unions later joined the Labour Representation Committee (LRC), which formed the basis for today's Labour Party. There are still links between between the Labour Party and trade unions in the UK.

Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips. Switch Edition. Academic Edition; Corporate Edition; Home; Impressum; Legal information; Privacy statement.   Graham Taylor describes the way that British unions have invested "social Europe" with a key to union revitalisation and to the protection and expansion of workers' rights. All chapters draw upon an impressive range of secondary sources and are an excellent resource for teaching as well as essential reading for trade unionists and students of.


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The next chapter focuses on the legal battles faced by British unions to fight for their right of formal existence and compares the legal framework for industrial relations in the United Kingdom with that in the United Edition: 1. British Trade Unions Today examines why a large percentage of the British population belongs to a trade union, how they do it, what they expect from their unions, and how the trade union movement Book Edition: 1.

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This revised edition provides an introduction to British trade unionism and key debates about its role in politics in the s. It explores the political background to union activities, the industrial relations scene, the arguments for and against controversial 5/5(1).

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Introduction. This document contains the names of all trade unions entered on the list maintained by the Certification Officer under section 3 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations. of the Trade Unions. The student may use it to find the landmarks on the path of Trade Union development.

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This is a list of trade unions in the United Kingdom formed under UK labour criteria for being an independent trade union, free from employer influence and domination, are set out in the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act section 5.

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This second volume of Hugh Armstrong Clegg's history of British trade unions covers the most eventful years in trade union history. was a 'heroic age' of industrial unrest which culminated in the General Strike of It witnesses a cycle of growth and decline in trade unionmembership without parallel; the construction of a system of industry-wide collective bargaining in place of.

Derek Robinson was a British trade unionist. Formerly a convenor and shop steward within car manufacturer British Leyland for much of the s, he was commonly known as "Red Robbo Political party: Communist Party of Great.

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