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Post-privatised shop steward organisation and union renewal
(Industrial Relations Journal, 1998)
Using an ethnographic case study approach this article provides empirical evidence concerning the response of local union stewards to managerial-led change during and after the process of privatisation. Evidence supports ...
Looking out of the black-hole: non-union relations in an SME
(Employee Relations Journal, 1999)
Using a single case study approach this paper provides empirical evidence about managerial practices in a small, non-unionised firm which represents many of the features characteristic of the black-hole of no unions and ...
Trade Unions and Bargaining For Skills
(Employee Relations Journal, 1998-03)
This article seeks to locate the role of trade unions in bargaining for vocational, education and training (VET) within the context of workplace industrial relations. Drawing on the experiences and findings of a TUC project ...
Vicarious liability and employment discrimination
(Oxford University Press, 1997)
The issue of employer liability for discriminatory acts committed by employees is complex and contentious. In tort, the established principle is that 'every act which is done by a servant in the course of his duty is ...
Winning Success in Aquaculture Marketing
(Dublin Institute of Technology, 1993)
A decade ago aquaculture in Ireland was essentially a cottage industry, fragmented, undercapitalised with uneven product quality and at the mercy of larger, often foreign owned distributors. Today, a rapidly growing ...