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Trade Union Presence and Employer-Provided Training in Great Britain

Boheim, Rene; Booth, Alison


Using linked employer-employee data from the British 1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey, we find a positive correlation between workplace union recognition and private-sector employer-provided training. We explore the avenues through which union recognition might affect training by interacting recognition with the closed shop, the level at which pay bargaining takes place, and multiunionism. For non-manual-labor men and women, only union recognition matters. The various types of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Industrial Relations: a journal of economy and society
DOI: 10.1111/j.0019-8676.2004.00348.x


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