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Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies

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dc.contributor.author Lavelle, Jonathan
dc.contributor.author Gunnigle, Patrick
dc.contributor.author McDonnell, Anthony
dc.coverage.spatial Ireland en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-19T11:36:53Z
dc.date.available 2008-09-19T11:36:53Z
dc.date.created 02/05/2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. and McDonnell, A. (2007) 'Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies', available: ULIR en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/58
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en
dc.description.abstract The extent and nature of collective employee representation in multinational companies (MNCs) in Ireland has been the subject of intense debate over recent decades. Yet despite numerous commentaries on this and other aspects of industrial relations (IR) in MNCs in Ireland, we have no overall, authoritative picture of the ways in which MNCs manage IR (cf. McDonnell et al., 2007). This chapter reports findings from the first large-scale representative survey of employment practice in MNCs in Ireland. Using data from some 260 MNCs, we present findings on key aspects of IR practice, particularly in regard to trade union recognition and avoidance, collective bargaining and European Works Councils (EWCs). This chapter draws primarily on the results of the first large scale survey of employment practice in multinational companies as reported in Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J. and McDonnell, A. (2007) 'Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Large-Scale Survey', available: ULIR en
dc.format.extent 82,875 bytes en_US
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.rights View licence en
dc.subject multinational companies en
dc.subject industrial relations en
dc.subject trade union en
dc.subject double-breasting en
dc.title Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies en
dc.type Report en
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en
dc.type.supercollection ul_working_papers en
dc.type.restriction none


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