Quelle est l'influence des négociations d'entreprise sur la structure des salaires ?
AbstractIn many European countries, the majority of workers have their wages directly defined by industry-level agreements. In addition, for some workers, industry agreements are complemented by firm-specific agreements. This paper provides a critical survey of the effects of this two-tier bargaining system on the structure of wages in Europe and more particularly in Belgium. Empirical findings almost always show that firm-level agreements have a positive and significant effect on workersâ wages. The impact on the dispersion of wages, however, is ambiguous. This is partially due to the varying degree of centralisation of collective bargaining across countries and industries.
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collective bargaining; decentralisation; wage structure; Europe;
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- Michael Rusinek & François Rycx, 2008. "Quelle est l'influence des négociations d'entreprise sur la structure des salaires?," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/13476, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
- Michael Rusinek & François Rycx, 2008. "Quelle est l'influence des négociations d'entreprise sur la structure des salaires?," DULBEA Working Papers 08-16.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
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