Union Organizing in Britain: The Views of Local Full‐time Officials

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Explores the recruitment and organizing experience of trade unions. Draws on in‐depth interviews with union full‐time officials and on the Workplace Industrial Relations Surveys (WIRS). Describes the experience of union recruitment, and evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of various forms of recruitment campaigns, in which unions had little success in extending organization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-62
Number of pages15
JournalEmployee Relations
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Industrial relations
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

User-Defined Keywords

  • Industrial relations
  • Recognition
  • Recruitment
  • Trade unions
  • United Kingdom


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