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Syndicats de salariés et lobbying :

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  • Bourguignon Rémi

    (GREGOR - Groupe de Recherche en Gestion des Organisations - UP1 - Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE) - Paris)

  • Madina Rival

    () (GREG - CRC - Groupe de recherche en économie et en gestion - Centre de recherche en comptabilité - CNAM - Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers [CNAM])

Abstract

On lobbyists' registers, in France as well as in Europe, we can find a lot of French trade unions, which could be quite surprising. In USA, lobbying is part of corporate political strategies whereas in Europe, it is a synonymous. Regarding business literature, corporate political strategies are linked with marketing. Mostly, it is part of strategic management. This paper aims at questioning trade unions studies about this topic. Do trade unions lobby public policy makers as well as they go on strike or negotiate? We make an exploratory and qualitative study of trade unions lobbying with documentary analysis and twelve interviews between January and April of 2011. Our field is the seven biggest French trade unions: FO, CFDT, CFTC, CGT, CFE CGC, UNSA, SUD. The results of this empirical work are the identification of French trade unions lobbying with specific issues and strategies.

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  • Bourguignon Rémi & Madina Rival, 2011. "Syndicats de salariés et lobbying :," Post-Print halshs-00623983, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00623983
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    political strategies; trade unions; Lobbying; stratégies politiques; syndicats;

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