References for Theme: Unionism
- Addison, John
The Economics of Codetermination: Lessons from the German Experience
(p.141) “We saw that workplace codetermination or betriebliche Mitbestimmung has a long history--at a pinch, almost as long as German democracy itself--although company codetermination or Unternehmensmitbestimmung is of altogether more recent vintage having initially been introduced in the coal and steel industries in the immediate postwar period to avert the threat of being broken up by the occupation authorities. Over the course of time, both types of codetermination have been subject to legislative review. Workplace codetermination has been strengthened, albeit not monotonically, while the reach of company codetermination has been extended beyond the narrow purview of coal, iron, and steel through...
- Blum, Linda M
Between Feminism and Labor: The Significance of the Comparable Worth Movement
"Any evaluation of comparable worth is inextricably linked to a perspective on the existing sex segregation of the labor market. At one extreme is the position that women's choices of employment are constrained only by their own values and preferences, which differ from those of men. In this view, women are willing if unwitting victims of societal norms, as they are socialized to accept a marginal role in the workplace. At the other extreme is the position that large numbers of women are ready, willing, and able to enter male-dominated jobs but are prevented from doing so by the resistance...
- Boggs, James
- Corlett, William
- Dinerstein, Ana C; Neary, Michael
- Fisher, Michael
"The Crisis of Civil Service Trade Unionism: A Case Study of Call Centre Development in a Civil Service Agency"
- Gorz, André
Critique of Economic Reason
(p.66) it is not only a question of winning the loyalty of an elite of workers employers cannot do without and integrating them into the enterprise; it also means cutting this elite off from its class of origin and from class organizations, by giving it a different social identity and a different sense of social worth. In a society cut in two ('dualized'), this elite necessarily belongs to the world of 'the fighters and winners' who deserve a different status from the work-shy masses. The members of this elite of workers will therefore be encouraged to form their own independent trade...
- James, Selma
- Polkowska, Dominika
"Unionisation and mobilisation within platform work: towards precarisation—a case of Uber drivers in Poland"
- Seidman, Michael
- Tyler, Gus
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