Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Essential Service Unionism and the New Police Industrial Relations

Fleming, Jenny; Peetz, David


We examined how an Australian police union boasting more than 99 percent density has resisted the trend of decline. The union historically eschewed arbitration and instead used political connections to achieve goals. The environment radically changed with a major corruption report and the introduction of new managerialist techniques. The union reconfigured relationships with management and government but still made use of political action to secure instrumental gains. It has structures and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Collective Negotiations
DOI: 10.2190/1NYH-5QQQ-5FFR-VYEA
Access Rights: Open Access


File Description SizeFormat Image
Fleming.pdfPublished version104.03 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator