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    The role of collective bargaining in addressing flexibility and security

    Paolucci, Valentina (2017) The role of collective bargaining in addressing flexibility and security. European Journal of Industrial Relations, 23 (4). pp. 329-346. ISSN 0959-6801

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    his article examines the role of collective bargaining in addressing flexibility and security in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector in Italy and Denmark. My multi-level and comparative focus on collective bargaining highlights that sector-level industrial relations institutions account for a considerable degree of within-country homogeneity in the content of company agreements over issues of flexibility and security. Moreover, it shows that the degree of company-level heterogeneity is conditioned primarily by firm-level contingencies: union representation and organizational characteristics. This means that at company level, both institutional and non-institutional structures are important explanatory variables.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Bargaining coordination; chemical and pharmaceutical sector; Denmark; flexibility; flexicurity; Italy; multinationals; power relations; security;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 15984
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    Depositing User: Valentina Paolucci
    Date Deposited: 23 May 2022 15:49
    Journal or Publication Title: European Journal of Industrial Relations
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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