Industrial Relations, Historical Contingencies and Political Economy: Britain in the 1960s and 1970s
- Unions and a Lid on Wages. Wenham, Brian // New Republic;9/25/65, Vol. 153 Issue 13, p17
Encourages trade unions to support the Labour Party's policy on restraint wage increases in a time of economic downtrend in Great Britain. Response of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) members to self-screening of wage claims; Administrative problem of coping with the demands from various labor...
- LETTER FROM LONDON. Panter-Downes, Mollie // New Yorker;1/28/1974, Vol. 49 Issue 49, p70
This article discusses Great Britain politics and government under Prime Minister Edward Heath. The government intervened in a labor dispute between miners and companies. The government refused a labor union's promise to hold back other wage claims if the dispute is resolved and the miners are...
- WHAT IF...Britain had said no to the IMF. Sandbrook, Dominic // New Statesman;8/16/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 5014, p11
In this article the author creates a piece of alternate history as he speculates as to how British political and social life would have been different had the government not accepted a loan from the International Monetary Fund in December 1976.
- 30 year ago. // New Statesman & Society;10/14/94, Vol. 7 Issue 324, p9
Focuses on the political events of October 1964 in Great Britain. Structural reform of the British industry.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITORS. Pelling, Henry // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History;Spring70, Issue 20, p25
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Popular Politics and Society in Late Victorian Britain?".
- UNOFFICIAL TRADE UNION MILITANCY AMONG THE FIFE MINERS IN THE 1920'S AND 1930'S. Gilby, Bill; Sime, Martin // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History;Spring79, Issue 38, p12
The article focuses on the intra-union conflicts among miners in Fife, Scotland. At the heart of the intra-union conflicts among the Fife miners lay a basic conflict of ideologies between the right-wing Labour officials of the 'Old Union' led by William Adamson, Member of Parliament, and the...
- World without unions? Look at New Zealand. Dannin, Ellen J. // San Diego Business Journal;9/4/95, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p24
Discusses a work environment without unions in New Zealand. Concern in the United States about the decline of unions; NZ's Employment Contracts Act (ECA); ECA view of the interests of employer and employee as naturally unitary and beneficial to both; View of unions as source of labor-management...
- Trade Union Act 1984 provision in force. // Accountancy;Oct84, Vol. 95 Issue 1094, p22
Discusses the provisions in the 1984 Trade Union Act in Great Britain.
- ï¿½Krise des Normalarbeitsverhï¿½ltnissesï¿½ - nach 25 Jahren revisited Vorbemerkung. M�ckenberger, Ulrich // Zeitschrift fï¿½r Sozialreform;2010, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p399
The following contributions revisit the article "The crisis of the standard employment relationship" published 25 years ago in this journal. They concur in the observation that what was a prognosis at that time - an increasing patchwork of deregulated flexible employment - is a reality today and...