IS THERE ROOM FOR AN INDEPENDENT TRADE-UNIONISM IN RUSSIA - TRADE-UNIONISM IN THE RUSSIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY
UNSPECIFIED (1994) IS THERE ROOM FOR AN INDEPENDENT TRADE-UNIONISM IN RUSSIA - TRADE-UNIONISM IN THE RUSSIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY. In: 11th International Labour Process Conference, BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND, MAR 31-APR 02, 1993. Published in: BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 32 (3). pp. 359-378.Full text not available from this repository.
On the basis of a detailed study of two 'independent' unions, representing pilots and air traffic controllers, this paper argues that there are very limited prospects for independent trade unionism in Russia at present. The air traffic controllers' union has adopted a resolutely independent and militant strategy of pursuing the sectional interests of its members, which has brought it into conflict with management, other unions and the government. The pilots' union, by contrast, has sought to consolidate the position of its members as a labour aristocracy, collaborating closely with management to secure its privileged position. The success of the pilots contrasts starkly with the heavy defeat suffered by the air traffic controllers following their strikes in August and December 1992, indicating the barriers that face the attempt to create trade unions independent of management in Russia.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Journal or Publication Title:||BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Number of Pages:||20|
|Page Range:||pp. 359-378|
|Title of Event:||11th International Labour Process Conference|
|Location of Event:||BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||MAR 31-APR 02, 1993|
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