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Strikes and non-strike action: evidence on relative incidence

Milner, S. (1993) Strikes and non-strike action: evidence on relative incidence. CEP discussion paper, 136. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Identification Number: 136

Abstract

Data on the relative ''popularity'' of strikes, overtime bans and go slows in the 1980s, kindly made available by the CBI, is compared to information from other surveys. The principal conclusion of the paper is that the relative incidence of overtime bans and strikes has reversed in the 1980s compared to the 1970s - overtime bans have been consistently more prevalent than strikes in the 1980s. The increased use of cut-price industrial action may be one factor not previously identified in the declining incidence of strikes over the last decade.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1993 S.Milner
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Series: Working Papers > CEP Discussion Papers
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2008 15:47
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2013 10:29
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/20979

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