A Primer for a Theory of White-Collar Unionization

Lombardi, Vincent; Grimes, Andrew J.
May 1967
Monthly Labor Review;May67, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p46
Academic Journal
Discusses the theory of unionization among white-collar workers. Variables included in the model used to explain white collar unionization; Task specialization; Explanation of the threshold levels for unionization.


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