Sources of labour union power

Sources of labour union power
Document type
Working Paper
Author(s)
Gall, Gregor
Publisher
University of Hertfordshire
Date of publication
1 January 2008
Series
The University of Hertfordshire Business School Working Papers
Subject(s)
People management: all aspects of managing people
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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It is beyond contention that the power of organised labour in Britain has witnessed a marked fall in the last thirty years. Attempts to rebuild that powerbase in a world of neo-liberal globalisation and the ascendancy of employer power means that it is time to go back to basics to try to understand--the theoretical sources of labour union power. Using a simple three-fold schema developed by Eric Batstone as a starting point, this paper assesses the issues of creating and exercising collective mobilisation. The potential to realise the possibilities are then discussed through the putting forward of a number of proposals for discussion.

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