unions, workplace performance

Publication date: 2 Jun 2011 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Laroche, P. | JEL classification: J51; L25 | Journal: European Journal of Industrial Relations No. 2 Vol. 17
Using nationally representative workplace surveys we examine the relationship between unionization and workplace financial performance in Britain and France. We find that union bargaining is detrimental to workplace performance in both countries. However, in Britain the effect is confined to...