working conditions, worker representation, trade unions

Publication date: 10 Feb 2013 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Freeman, R. B. | JEL classification: J51; J81 | Journal: Journal of Labor Research No. 1 Vol. 34 | Pages: 1-29
This paper explores the link between employee perceptions of working conditions and the desire for worker representation in Britain and the US. We find that the distribution of employee perceptions of poor working conditions is similar in Britain and the US; similar factors affect the number of...