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Industrial relations, trade unions and works councils in the German car industry.

Wolfgang Streeck

Industrial relations, trade unions and works councils in the German car industry.

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Published by Policy Studies Institute in London .
Written in English


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Suggested Citation:"3 Trade Unions." National Research Council. First, the employment and industrial relations section of the Guidelines now includes all of the core ILS as set forth in the ILO Declaration; thus, it is reasonable to assume that the proposed National Academies database should also include all of the core labor.


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Industrial relations, trade unions and works councils in the German car industry. by Wolfgang Streeck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Industrial relations and trade unions in Germany: an overview Dr. Heiner Dribbusch, WSI. 2 Heiner Dribbusch, German industrial relations exhibit a high degree of juridification Works councils and unions 77 % of members of works councils are in a DGB.

The automotive sector, including the production of both vehicles and components, employs around 8% of the EU's manufacturing workforce. However, its significance goes beyond this, not least as a traditional stronghold of trade unions and collective bargaining, and as a major source of innovation in areas such as the organisation of production and industrial relations.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper investigates the interaction between establishment-level codetermination and industry-level collective bargaining in Germany. Based on a bargaining model, we derive our main hypothesis: In establishments covered by collective bargaining agreements, works councils are more likely to be engaged in productivity-enhancing activities and less engaged in.

The vast majority of union members are in the main union confederation, the DGB, but within it individual unions, like IG Metall andhave considerable autonomy and influence.

Figures from the unions indicate that there are some million trade union members in Germany. Industrial Restructuring in the European Motor Industry ABSTRACT bThis article discusses the role of European Works Councils (EWCs) in industrial restructuring in the European car industry.

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The German industrial relations system was shaped in the post-war period in the West German mining, steel and metal industry and the public sector and was extended to East Germany after reunification. It grounds in large companies and historically rests on a strong trade-union membership rate of workers and close trade union-works council relations.

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This article discusses the role of European Works Councils (EWCs) in industrial restructuring in the European car industry. It reviews a series of recent company agreements on local employment and. John Addison, Claus Schnabel, and Joachim Wagner present a literature review in the British Journal of Industrial Relations showing that overall, it appears German works councils have a positive effects on the German economy.

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The most dramatic development was in the early s in West Germany, where works councils have become an extremely influential body in most enterprises. This influence is exercised independently of the trade unions, but in contact and collaboration with them.

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Article (PDF Available) in Economic Papers A journal of applied economics and policy 35(1) Under the Works Constitution Act (Betriebsverfassungsgesetz, BetrVG), in establishments with five workers or more, all workers (except for the executive staff) are entitled to take part in elections for works councils or to become members of the works council.

They do not have to be a trade union. Unit unions often banded together for wage negotiations, but federations did not control their policies or actions. Federations also engaged in political and public relations activities.

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a body representing the workers of a plant, factory, etc, elected to. Industrial unionism is a labour union organizing method through which all workers in the same industry are organized into the same union—regardless of skill or trade—thus giving workers in one industry, or in all industries, more leverage in bargaining and in strike situations.

Advocates of industrial unionism value its contributions to building unity and solidarity, many suggesting the. of industrial relations, understood broadly as the changing relationships between workers, trade unions, employers and the state.

Taking stock of I Previous versions of this article were presented to seminars at the Max-Planck-Institut fur Geschichte. Streeck, W.

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