The Laws of Unintended Consequence: The Effect of Labour Legislation on Wages and Strikes
When politicians consider intervening in labour disputes, they should also consider the long-term, potentially unintended results of such action. In this study, the authors investigate the lessons from previous government legislative interventions, whether through compulsory arbitration, “back-to-work” legislation or bans on replacement workers during strikes, and find these actions have unintended results that give reason for sober second thought.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 304 (June)
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