Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2012

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719086724

Bookseller Code (06)


The European Union and industrial relations

New procedures, new context

Stijn Smismans

Published by Manchester University Press

Europe in Change MUP

  • Provides for the first time a comprehensive and innovative overview of the multiple ways in which the European Union affects industrial relations
  • Includes an up to date analysis of the recent developments in the European social dialogue at cross-sectoral, sectoral and company level, while providing an innovative assessment of the interactions between these levels
  • Includes innovative analysis of the way in which the EU has acted as a driver for institutional change in industrial relations at the national level, in both the old and new Member States
  • Provides a unique analysis of how EU policies and regulatory framework have an impact on industrial relations
  • Provides the first up to date analysis of the recent changes in the EU's socio-economic governance in light of the economic and Euro crisis, and its effect on industrial relations