Originally published in 1972, Industrial Relations in the Common Market is a comparative study of the members of the Common Market, exploring the range of industrial relations and some of the contemporary issues and problems that they faced.
The book provides a comprehensive description of the Common Market, its economic growth and the diverse economies of the member countries. It also examines political parties and trade unions, and deals with the themes of collective bargaining, incomes policy, law and labour relations, industrial democracy, labour mobility and social security.Industrial Relations in the Common Market is an excellent insight into the history of industrial relations within this economic community.
Table of Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1: The Effects of the Common Moarket on Industrial Relations; 2: The Common Market; 3: Economic Growth and the Economies of Member Countries; 4: Politics, Trade Unions and Employers; 5: Collective Bargaining; 6: Incomes Policies; 7: Law and Labour Relations; 8: Industrial Democracy; 9: Labour Mobility, Retraining and the European Social Fund; 10: Systems of Social Security
Campbell Balfour was Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations at University College, Cardiff.