The European cross-border dimension to collective bargaining in multinational companies
Arrowsmith, James and Marginson, Paul (2006) The European cross-border dimension to collective bargaining in multinational companies. In: Conference on Multinational Firms and the Diffusion of Organizational Forms and Practices, IESE, Barcelona, SPAIN, JUL, 2004. Published in: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 12 (3). pp. 245-266.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959680106068912
The international dimension is becoming increasingly important to collective bargaining in multinational companies (MNCs) as a result of changes in their operating environment and internal structures. This article examines this process in two sectors and four EU countries. The findings show that although the cross-border dimension to collective bargaining remains muted in formal terms, its significance may be masked by it assuming an implicit rather than explicit character, and that European Works Councils have had some effect in reinforcing the relevance of the international dimension for domestic and, occasionally, transnational collective bargaining.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Journal or Publication Title:||EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS|
|Publisher:||SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Page Range:||pp. 245-266|
|Title of Event:||Conference on Multinational Firms and the Diffusion of Organizational Forms and Practices|
|Location of Event:||IESE, Barcelona, SPAIN|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL, 2004|
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