Unions, Within-Workplace Job Cuts and Job Security Guarantees
AbstractUsing data from the Workplace Employment Relations Survey 1998, this paper shows that unionisation increased the probability of within-workplace job cuts and the incidence of job security guarantees. As theory predicts, both are more prevalent among market-sector workplaces with higher union density and multi-unionism. Expectations that these effects would be more muted in the public sector were also confirmed.
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Job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees;
Other versions of this item:
- Alex Bryson & Michael White, 2006. "Unions, within-workplace job cuts and job security guarantees," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 19849, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- J45 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Public Sector Labor Markets
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
- J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-08-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2006-08-19 (Business Economics)
- NEP-LAB-2006-08-19 (Labour Economics)
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