EU Sources - Divergent bargaining outcomes for agency workers - June 30, 2018

 An article in the European Journal of Industrial Relations investigates under what conditions unions can successfully regulate precarious employment. The authors compare the divergent trajectories of collective bargaining on agency work in the Italian and German metal sectors from the late 1990s and explain the differences by the interaction between trade unions’ institutional and associational power resources, mediated by employers’ divide-and-rule strategies and by union strategies to (re)build a unitary front.

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