Friday, August 14, 2009

[IWS] Dublin Foundation: FOUNDATION FOCUS--Issue 7: SOCIAL DIALOGUE--ALL IN THIS TOGETHER? [14 August 2009]

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Foundation Focus - Issue 7: Social dialogue - All in this together? [14 August 2009]
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Summary: This issue of Foundation Focus looks at how the social partners have reacted to the economic crisis, whether or not it has led to less or more dialogue and what solutions have been developed at the workplace level, based on Eurofound research.The aim of each issue of the series is to explore a subject of social and economic policy importance and contribute to the debate on key issues shaping the future of living and working conditions in Europe. <> Subscribe Online.

In This Issue--
2 Editorial
3 Up against the wall ­ will the recession push the social partners closer together?
5 In this together? Social partners and restructuring
7 Case study Volvo Cars
8 Interview
9 Concession bargaining in times of crisis
11 Compare and compete ­ industrial relations in the EU and other global economies
12 Collective bargaining in multinational companies
13 Dynamics of European sectoral social dialogue

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