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Worker Representation

Bryson, A. & Forth, J. ORCID: 0000-0001-7963-2817 Worker Representation. In: Eriksson, T. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Labour Studies. . Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.


We define worker representation, identify the factors that determine demand for it among workers and employers, discuss difficulties in supplying worker representation, and reflect on the implications of worker representation for worker welfare and the behavior and performance of employers.

Publication Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This is a draft chapter. The final version will be available in Encyclopedia of Labour Studies edited by Eriksson,T., published in 2022, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.
Publisher Keywords: worker representation; trade unions; collective bargaining; employee voice
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Departments: Bayes Business School > Management
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