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dc.contributor.authorDundon, Tonyen
dc.identifier.citationT. Dundon, 2002, Employer Hostility to Union Organising in the UK, Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 33 (3), pp 234-45en
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents empirical evidence about the shape and pattern of non-union employer strategies to remain union free. The data are collected from seven case studies across different industrial sectors and organisational sizes in Britain. Following a brief critique of typologies of union avoidance, the evidence suggests the ¿configuration¿ of anti-union approaches involves an uneven and at times contradictory interaction of context-specific variables. Three mutually inclusive factors that influence employer behaviour are identified: structural, ideological and cultural dimensions. It is argued that these represent a deeper understanding of employer hostility towards unions than existing employment relationship classifications. The utility of non-union typologies and the prospects for union mobilisation are considered in the light of these findingsen
dc.publisherIndustrial Relations Journalen
dc.subjectUnion avoidanceen
dc.subjectMultinational organisationsen
dc.subjectGlobal union resistanceen
dc.subjectTrade unionsen
dc.titleEmployer Hostility to Union Organising in the UKen

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