Industrial Relations, Labour Market Institutions and Employment

 

Convenor: Franz Traxler. University of Vienna, Austria

- ROOM 2.8

Tuesday September 23   (14.00 - 16.00)

Session 1
Labour Unions: Adjustment to Changed Conditions or Decline?

Author(s): Jens Lind
Institution: Aalborg University
Country: Denmark 
HARD TIMES FOR TRADE UNIONS. THE RECENT EXPERIENCE FROM DENMARK
Author(s): Guglielmo Meardi 
Institution: University of Warwick
Country: England 
FROM TRADE UNION MODELS TO TRADE UNION STYLES: A REVISED TAXONOMY OF EUROPEAN LABOR MOVEMENTS
Author(s): R. Gumbrell-McCormick & U. Erel
Institution:
Country:  
OLD LABOUR MOVEMENTS AND NEW CONSTITUENCIES: HOW EUROPEAN TRADE UNIONS REPRESENT ETHNIC MINORITY MEMBERS
Author(s): D. Peetz, C. Houghton & B. Pocock
Institution: Griffith University, Griffith University, Adelaide University
Country: Australia 
UNION TRANSFORMATION THROUGH 'ORGANISING': CAUSES, OBSTACLES AND CONSEQUENCES

 


 

Wednesday September 24   (09.00 - 11.00)

Session 2
(De)Regulation, Flexibility and Non-standard Employment I


Author(s): Max Koch 
Institution: University of Ulster at Coleraine
Country: Ireland 
TOWARDS POST-FORDIST DEVELOPMENT PATHS IN WESTERN EUROPE?
Author(s): R. Hyman
Institution:
Country:  
WHOSE QUALITY, WHOSE FLEXIBILITY?
Author(s): R. MacKenzie & M. Martinez Lucio
Institution: University of Leeds & University of Durham
Country: United Kingdom 
ACCOMMODATION, NEGOTIATION OR COLONISATION? THE REALITIES OF REGULATORY CHANGE

Wednesday September 24   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 3
(De)Regulation, Flexibility and Non-standard Employment II


Author(s): Susanne Pernicka 
Institution: University of Vienna
Country: Austria 
HOW TO ORGANISE ATYPICAL EMPLOYEES? SIMILAR AND CONTRASTING APPROACHES OF AUSTRIAN AND GERMAN UNIONS
Author(s): Pavle Sicherl 
Institution: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia 
COMPARING GROUPS BY WORK FLEXIBILITY ACROSS EIGHT COUNTRIES  
Author(s): Claire Wallace, Christine Cousins, Pavle Sicherl, Endre Sik, Siyka Kovacheva, Jiri Vecernik, Manuela Stanculescu, Thomas Boje and Annet Jager
Institution: Institute for Advanced Studies
Country: Austria 
HOW MUCH FLEXIBILITY IS THERE IN EUROPE ?  
Author(s): V. Antcliff
Institution: University of Manchester
Country: United Kingdom 
NEW GENDERED DIVISIONS IN THE UK TELEVISION INDUSTRY    

 


Wednesday September  24   (17.00 - 18.30)

Session 4
Industrial Relations in Central and Eastern Europe   


Author(s): Zemfira Kalugina   
Institution: Institute of Economics & Industrial Engineering  
Country: Russia   
RURAL LABOR MARKET IN PRESENT RUSSIA : INSTITUTIONAL REFORM AND THE ECONOMIC BEHAVIORAL PATTERNS
Author(s): Miroslav  Stanojevic 
Institution: University of Ljubljana  
Country: Slovenia   
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN SLOVENIA AND SERBIA
Author(s): Alessia Vatta   
Institution: University of Trieste
Country: Italy 
THE EU SUPPORT TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF EMPLOYERS' ORGANIZATIONS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
Author(s): K. Roberts and J. Tholen  
Institution: University of Liverpool
Country: United Kingdom   
MANAGEMENT IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION : EVIDENCE FROM KAZAKHSTAN    

 


 

Thursday September 25    (09.00 - 11.00)

Session 5
Collective Bargaining between National Frameworks and Transnational Markets I
 


Author(s): Anke Hassel   
Institution: MPIfG Cologne  
Country: Germany   
THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT IN THE TRANSFORMATION OF WAGE BARGAINING IN WESTERN EUROPE  
Author(s): Joaquim Molins, Alex Casademunt, Ramón de Alós-Moner, Antonio Martín and Rosa Nonell 
Institution: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain   
EMU UND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: THERE IS A CONVERGENCE PROCESS? THE CASE OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
Author(s): F. Traxler  
Institution: University of Vienna  
Country: Austria   
TOWARDS EUROPE-WIDE COORDINATION OF BARGAINING? A STOCKTAKING OF ITS PROBLEMS, PRACTICES AND PROSPE  

 

Thursday September 25   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 6
Collective Bargaining between National Frameworks and Transnational Markets II

Author(s): Maria Conceicao Cerdeira   
Institution: ISEG – Technic University of Lisbon 
Country: Portugal   
THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE PORTUGUESE CASE  
Author(s): Frédéric Rey   
Institution: GRIOT-CNAM  
Country: France   
LOCAL BARGAINING: REPOSITIONING OF THE SOCIAL PARTNERS
Author(s): Nico A. Siegel   
Institution: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany   
ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL PACTS: THE GERMAN EXPERIENCE
Author(s): H. Albrechtsen  
Institution: Aalborg University and Roskilde University  
Country: Denmark   
ACTIVE AGEING IN EUROPE  

 


Friday September 26  (09.00 - 11.00)

Session 7
The Company and the Workplace as an Arena of Industrial Relations I

  
Author(s): Paul Blyton and Nicolas  Bacon 
Institution: Cardiff University andNottingham University 
Country: England   
TRADE UNION RESPONSES TO WORKPLACE RESTRUCTURING: EXPLORING UNION ORIENTATIONS AND ACTIONS
Author(s): Alan Tuckman and Whittall Michael   
Institution: Nottingham Business School  
Country: England   
BEYOND BRITISH LEYLAND : AN END TO PAROCHIALISM IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN THE BRITISH MOTOR INDUSTRY
Author(s): James  Wickham 
Institution: Ireland  
Country: Ireland   
THE OWL OF MINERVA FLIES AT DUSK – SOCIOLOGY AS REQUIEM FOR SOCIALLY EMBEDDED WORKPLACE KNOWLEDGE?
Author(s): C.S. Jensen  
Institution:  
Country:   
TRADE UNION RESPONSES TO INTERNATIONALISATION – A COMPARATIVE VIEW ON EUROPE , USA AND JAPAN  

 

Friday September 26   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 8
The Company and the Workplace as an Arena of Industrial Relations II  


Author(s): Michael  Doherty 
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Country:   Ireland   
IRISH JIG OR EURO-VISION – THE EUROPEANISATION OF WORKPLACE RELATIONS IN IRELAND?
Author(s): D. Peetz & G. Murray  
Institution: Griffith University
Country: Australia   
POPULAR AND ELITE WORKPLACE IDEOLOGY AND THE SHIFT TO INDIVIDUALISM
Author(s): A. Stoleroff  
Institution: ISCTE/CIES  
Country: Portugal   
WHAT DO UNIONS DO AT THE WORKPLACE?: THE PRECARIOUS SITUATION OF UNIONS IN LABOR INTENSIVE INDUSTRY IN PORTUGAL
Author(s): H. Knudsen  
Institution: Aalborg University  
Country: Denmark  
EUROPEAN WORKS COUNCILS – A WAY TO EMPLOYEE INFLUENCE IN MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES?