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Legislating for Conflict By Simon Auerbach

Legislating for Conflict
by Simon Auerbach

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The last decade has seen profound change in the law governing the rights to strike and to take industrial action in Britain. This book presents a comprehensive account of how this transformation of industrial-conflict law has come about, analyzing the origins and development of the new laws.
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Legislating for Conflict by Simon Auerbach

The last decade has seen profound changes in the law governing the rights to strike and to take industrial action in Britain. A series of Acts of Parliament and attendant codes of practice have built up a complex web of restrictions and regulations, moving the law into the centre stage of industrial conflict. The very latest measures will reach the statute book in the Employment Act 1990. This book presents a comprehensive account of how this transformation of industrial-conflict law has come about, analyzing the development of the new laws, from the sources and events which first fired Governments concerns, through the policy-making process, to the Parliamentary passage of each piece of legislation. The author sets these changes within the context of the shifts in the political and economic climate, and in attitudes towards industrial conflict, over the post-war years. The author's previous books include "A Guide to The Employment Act 1988".

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Table of Contents


The breakdown of the Voluntarist Consensus (1) - Conservative Policy before 1979; The Employment Act 1980; trade union immunities - the debate 1980-1981; democracy in trade unions - the debate 1983; the Trade Union Act 1984; The Employment Act 1988; into the nineties; the breakdown of the Voluntarist Consensus (2) - the challenge to voluntarism; concluding assessment.

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GOR002607982
Legislating for Conflict by Simon Auerbach
Simon Auerbach
Oxford Monographs on Labour Law
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
1991-02-28
282
0198252757
9780198252757
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