collective bargaining, unions, works councils, Germany

Publication date: 30 Jun 2010 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Addison, J. T., Teixeira, P., Pahnke, A. and Bellmann, L | JEL classification: J50, J53 | Report to: IZA Discussion Paper No. 5030
This paper investigates trends in collective bargaining and worker representation in Germany from 2000 to 2008. It seeks to update and widen earlier analyses pointing to a decline in collective bargaining, while providing more information on the dual system as a whole. Using data from the IAB...