Flexible working practices and the trade unions

Croucher, Richard and Brewster, Chris (1998) Flexible working practices and the trade unions. Employee relations, 20 (5). pp. 443-452. ISSN 0142-5455

Full text is not in this repository.

Official URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=01...

This item is available in the Library Catalogue

Abstract

This article examines the problems that the expansion and spread of flexible working patterns have created for the trade unions. Drawing evidence from across Europe, but focusing on the UK, it is argued that the decline in unionism has a number of antecedents, of which an important factor is the change in the way people are employed. A number of examples of flexible working are examined and the implications of each for union membership and influence are outlined. The paper ends by exploring what the UK unions are doing, and could be doing, to address these issues.

Item Type:Article
Research Areas:Business School
Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Employment Relations group
ID Code:8064
Useful Links:
Deposited On:10 Aug 2011 13:47
Last Modified:10 Oct 2014 11:24

Repository staff only: item control page

Full text downloads (NB count will be zero if no full text documents are attached to the record)

Downloads per month over the past year