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Unionization and union leadership : the road haulage industry

Author: Paul Smith
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2001.
Series: Employment and work relations in context.
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"The focus of this book is the process of unionization in the road haulage industry, in particular, the role of leadership in determining the quality of union organization. It analyzes the early history of road haulage unions, the creation of the TGWU, the failure to organize the industry during the 1930s and the consequent reliance upon statutory regulation of wages and conditions, and the subsequent institutional
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Smith, Paul, 1948 March 3-
Unionization and union leadership.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2001
(DLC) 00059620
(OCoLC)44594137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Smith
ISBN: 9781134830909 1134830904
OCLC Number: 825767665
Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 pages).
Contents: 1. Scope and Structure --
2. Theoretical Issues: Trade Unionism and Unionization --
3. Industrial Relations and Trade Unionism in the Road Haulage Industry, 1918-53: The Legacy --
4. Trade Union and Company Strategies, 1953-78 --
5. Case Studies in Unionization: London and Liverpool --
6. Case Studies in Unionization: The TGWU 5/35 Branch, Birmingham --
7. The Hire and Reward Road Haulage Dispute, 1979 --
8. Exclusion and Disarticulation: The TGWU RTC Group, 1979-98 --
9. Issues in Unionization.
Series Title: Employment and work relations in context.
Other Titles: Unionization & union leadership
Responsibility: Paul Smith.
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