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Collective Bargaining and Collective Action

Labour Agency and Governance in the 21st Century?

Julia Lopez Lopez

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Hart Publishing
15 October 2020
This book offers a unique contribution that examines major recent changes in conflict, negotiation and regulation within the labour relations systems and related governance institutions of advanced societies. The broad scope of analysis includes social welfare institutions, new forms of protest including judicialisation, transnational structures and collective bargaining itself. As the distinguished group of participating authors shows, the accumulation of numerous crucial changes in the interactions of unions, employers, political parties, courts, protestors, regulators and other key actors makes it imperative to reframe the study of collective bargaining and related forms of governance. The shifting dynamics include the growing relevance of multi-level interactions involving transnational entities, states and regions; the increasing tendency of workers and unions to turn to the courts as part of their overall strategy; new forms of solidarity among workers; and the emergence of new populist and nationalist actors. At the same time, sectors of the workforce that feel under-represented by existing institutions have contributed to new types of protest and 'agency'. Building on classical debates, the book offers new theoretical and practical approaches that insert the study of collective bargaining into the analysis of governance, solidarity, conflict and regulation, as they are broadly construed.
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Imprint:   Hart Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   440g
ISBN:   9781509945351
ISBN 10:   1509945350
Series:   Onati International Series in Law and Society
Pages:   312
Publication Date:  
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction Julia Lopez Lopez PART I MODES OF COLLECTIVE ACTION AND SOLIDARITY 1. Labour Law in the Age of Populism: Towards Sustainable Democratic Engagement Alan Bogg and Mark Freedland 2. Modes of Collective Action: Judicialisation as a Form of Protest Julia Lopez Lopez 3. Collective Bargaining and Right to Strike: New Challenges Margarita I Ramos Quintana and Dulce Maria Cairos Barreto 4. Connecting the Dots: Coordination in Decentralised Trade Union Organising Assaf Bondy and Guy Mundlak 5. Unions and On-demand Work in the United States Katherine V.W. Stone PART II COLLECTIVE ACTION AND MULTI-LEVEL AGENCY 6. Exploring Multi-Level Collective Bargaining: Transnational Legal Frameworks that Promote Worker Agency Tonia Novitz 7. Trade Unions' Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Mapping the Process to Agency Consuelo Chacartegui 8. European Works Councils and the Convergence of National Collective Bargaining Processes Sergio Canalda PART III COLLECTIVE ACTION AND INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE 9. Autonomous Collective Bargaining in Sweden under Pressure Mia Roennmar 10. Collective Bargaining on Social Protection in the Context of Welfare State Retrenchment: The Case of Unemployment Insurance Alexandre de le Court

Julia Lopez Lopez is Professor of Labour Law and Social Security at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona.

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