industrial relations, trade unions, wages, employment

Publication date: 19 Dec 2006 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Forth, J | External authors: Blanchflower, D., Bryson, A. | JEL classification: J51
There was a time before the first Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (WIRS80) in 1980 when what we knew of industrial relations was based primarily upon small scale surveys and case studies. WIRS80 marked a radical departure in the study of industrial relations for two reasons. First,...