Thursday, September 03, 2009


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Dublin Foundation)
European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO)

Industrial relations developments in Europe 2008 [24 August 2009]
[full-text, 76 pages]

Author: Carley, Mark; McKay, Sonia; Welz, Christian

Summary: This annual review draws on data from the European Industrial Relations Observatory to examine industrial relations developments in 2008 in the 27 EU Member States and Norway, as well as the EU-level. It focuses, in particular, on restructuring and the global economic crisis, as well as on self-employed workers.

Foreword v
Introduction 1
1 ­ Comparative overview of industrial relations 3
2 ­ Developments at EU level 39
3 ­ Self employed workers in the EU 49
Annex 1 63

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