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Collective bargaining and the promotion of equality : the case of the United Kingdom


  • Dickens L.


Examines successful cases of equality bargaining. The particular sites selected are: a retail bank with 27,000 employees, 63 per cent female; a food supermarket chain with almost 66,000 employees, 74 per cent female; non industrial civil service with 51 per cent female employees, and a city council employing around 2,700 people in the non- manual grades, 52 per cent female.

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  • Dickens L., 1993. "Collective bargaining and the promotion of equality : the case of the United Kingdom," ILO Working Papers 992966393402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:992966393402676

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    1. Gosling, Amanda, 2003. "The Changing Distribution of Male and Female Wages, 1978-2000: Can the Simple Skills Story be Rejected?," CEPR Discussion Papers 4045, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.


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