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Trade unionism and industrial relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean

history, contemporary practice, and prospect

by Lawrence Nurse

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- West Indies, British.,
    • Industrial relations -- West Indies, British.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-153) and index.

      StatementLawrence A. Nurse.
      SeriesContributions in labor studies,, no. 40
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6595.4 .N87 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 157 p. ;
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1557485M
      ISBN 10031328380X
      LC Control Number91038212

        Trade unions are not merely economic (or ‘industrial relations’) actors: they are necessarily protagonists in the political arena. Regulating the labour market is a question of power resources. Yet if unions are inescapably both economic and political actors, the relationship between the two roles is complex and contradictory, and the. As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts in the economy and in politics, unions retain important functions for capitalist economies as well as for political democracy. Union revitalization in the face of their current difficulties is.

      Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice. the nature of and fundamental reasons for state involvement in. This book is an essential resource for anyone wishing to know about contemporary labour issues. It offers a comprehensive introduction to the state of trade unionism in the world today, and the often innovative strategies and tactics trade unionists are using to revive their organisations in each of the major nations of the world.

      Books. Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law; Articles. Jambar Journal: The Labour Relations Code; Death to Notice Clause in Employment Contracts; Presentations. FES – HLSTUEI Trade Union Presentation Final; Jamaica’s Industrial Labour Law at Fifty; Women in Law Conference Feb ; Women in Law Conference Mar ; B law g; Contact.   Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean: History, Contemporary Practice, and Prospect Book 40 This study analyzes the .


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Trade unionism and industrial relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean by Lawrence Nurse Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice. Particular emphasis is placed on the sociological foundations of labor law and the role of the state, in addition to the shape and contours of future industrial relations practice in the by: 4.

Lawrence Nurse. Greenwood Publishing Group, - Business & Economics - pages. 1 Review. This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism 5/5(1). Overview. This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice.

Particular emphasis is placed on the sociological foundations of labor law and the role of the state, in addition to the shape and contours of future industrial relations practice in the Author: Lawrence Nurse. This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice.

Particular emphasis is placed on the sociological foundations of labor law and the role of the state, in addition to the shape and contours of future industrial relations practice in the region. Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean History, Contemporary Practice and Prospect.

by Lawrence A. Nurse. Nurse analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice. I thought you might be interested in this item at Title: Trade unionism and industrial relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean: history, contemporary practice, and prospect Author: Lawrence Nurse Publisher: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, ISBN/ISSN: X OCLC This study analyzes the critical factors that have shaped the character of trade unionism in the Commonwealth Caribbean, as well as the major challenges that currently confront trade union practice.

Particular emphasis is placed on the sociological foundations of labour law and the role of the state, in addition to the shape and contours of future industrial relations practice in the region.

Trade unionism and industrial relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean: history, contemporary practice, and prospect / Lawrence A.

Nurse Greenwood Press Westport, Conn Australian/Harvard Citation. Nurse, Lawrence. Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations in the Commonwealth Posted by: fufa | Posted on: Russian Trade Unions and Industrial Relations in Transition.

In the first quarter of this century, the Colonial governments in the region were instructed to pass laws to permit working people to organise trade unions, where this was claimed or was desirable. The setting up of trade unions was opposed by the planters, the main employers, in the Commonwealth Caribbean.

It presents a critical examination and analysis of contemporary industrial relations, from a Caribbean perspective. It is comprehensive, covering the entire scope of the field of industrial relations: history; law and practice in the public and private sector; the role of the state; trade unionism; social dialogue; and labour standards.

Zion Henry in his book Labour Relations and Industrial Conflict in the Commonwealth Caribbean Countries stated that trade unions shifted from political to economic unionism in response to changing. Trade Unions In the s, it was the oilfield workers who forced the hand of the all-powerful colonial government to introduce electoral participation in the lawmaking process - a mantle that inspires the O.W.T.U.

and other trade unions to this day. Trade unionism and industrial relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean: history, contemporary practice and prospect. Nurse, Lawrence A., () Work and workplace relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean: some issues of theory and research.

In the Commonwealth Caribbean, including Jamaica labour laws in industrial relations have relied heavily on legislative initiatives. These laws generally covered: Trade union recognition Establishment of collective bargaining apparatus Encourage good industrial relations practices Mechanism for statutory arbitration.

This book is recommended as essential reading, study and reference for all policymakers in the labour environment, industrial relations practitioners and students of industrial relations. This book, which is written by Samuel J. Goolsarran, Senior Specialist on Industrial Relations and Labour Administration, ILO Caribbean.

An Overview of Industrial Relations within the context of Labour Administration Samuel J. Goolsarran The development of labour and industrial relations in the English-speaking Caribbean can be traced to the emergence of trade unionism during British colonial rule, when trade unions had to struggle for political.

Just as the pattern of Caribbean trade unionism is fashioned on the traditional British pattern, so also is the industrial relations system. After a discussion of the various patterns of labour-management relations in the Caribbean, the author examines the vexed problem of recognition of trade unions for the purposes of collective bargaining.

Reader intended to stimulate thinking about the future direction of national and regional labour policies, with a view to good governance in terms of participation, transparency, credibility and accountability. Includes case studies from a number of Caribbean countries as well as ILO contributions by S.J.

Goolsarran on labour administration and social dialogue, and an extract from "Labour. industrial relations: human resource management, political unionism and industrial relations scholarship, new forms of employment contracts, outsourcing, the informal sector, the future of trade unions, and the drift from collectivism to individualism.

The challenges faced today by labour colleges in fulfilling their mission. TRADE UNIONS IN COMMONWEALTH CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES: THEIR DEVELOPMENT AND LEGAL STATUS The basic concept of Caribbean labour law has been the acceptance of the common law principle that the relationship between a master and his servant or an employer and his employee is based upon the individual.Without trade unions, working people are not able to protect their living standards and working conditions.

A series of strikes riots and labour disturbances between and gave birth to the trade union movement in the Caribbean, which predates the political movement.The introduction of the new economic policy in had a significant bearing on industrial relations.

Coupled with liberalization, these policies changed the way industries functioned in India. It forced the government, employers and trade unions to align themselves to new realities.

There is an ongoing transition in industrial relations.