Advances in industrial and labor relations. Volume 25 / David Lewin (University of California Los Angeles, USA), Paul J. Gollan (University of Wollongong, Australia).Material type: TextSeries: Advances in industrial and labor relations: v. 25.Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)Content type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781839091933Subject(s): Industrial relations | Industrial management | Business & Economics -- Labor | Industrial relationsAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 331 LOC classification: HD6971 | .A38 2019Online resources: eBook-Emerald
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Chapter 1. Introduction / David Lewin and Paul J. Gollan -- Chapter 2. Complaining to the ombudsman: alternative dispute resolution in Brazilian organizations / Paulo Marzionna -- Chapter 3. Labor standards violations and employment arbitration: an empirical assessment / Michael D. Maffie -- Chapter 4. Irreconcilable differences: union organizing in the informal sector in Ghana / Yvonne A. Lamptey -- Chapter 5. The effects of ownership on labor standards in China: a comparison of foreign multinationals and indigenous firms / Weihao Li and Ying Chen -- Chapter 6. occupational safety in China's coal mining industry: the roles of regulations, human resources and labor relations / Yujie Cai -- Chapter 7. Work and social protection in the platform economy in Europe / Simon Joyce, Mark Stuart, Chris Forde and Danat Valizade -- Chapter 8. Workforce training for older workers: toward a better understanding of older worker needs after the Great Recession / Ting Zhang -- Chapter 9. New evidence from the stock market on right-to-work laws / Steven Abraham and Paul B. Voos.
Volume 25 of Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations (AILR) contains eight new peer-reviewed papers highlighting key aspects of employment relations from a global perspective. Topics discussed include dispute resolution through ombud and arbitration arrangements, union organizing in an informal economy, domestic and foreign firm labor market competition, occupational safety in coal mining, work and social protections in a platform economy, workforce training for older workers, and right-to-work law effects on the stock market. Consistent with previous AILR volumes, the papers in Volume 25 reflect a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods. These range from primary research methods such as case studies, survey, interviews and historiography to longitudinal and cross-sectional research designs and theory building. Some of the research included in this volume was first presented at the 70th annual meeting of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) held in Baltimore, Maryland (USA) during June 2018.
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