Trade Union Availability and Trade Union Membership in Britain
AbstractThe determinants of union availability and union membership are jointly estimated in a bivariate probit model, in which union availability at the workplace is regarded as a condition for the membership decision of an employee. A notable result concerns the impact of gender: being female significantly reduces the probability of having a recognized union to join, but has an insignificant impact on the likelihood of becoming a member when a union is available at work. The paper concludes also that the structural characteristics of jobs remain very important in the determination of union numbers. Copyright 1990 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester
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Volume (Year): 58 (1990)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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