The legislative reform of union government 1979-94

Undy, Roger, Martin, Roderick, Smith, Paul, Fosh, Patricia and Morris, Huw (1995) The legislative reform of union government 1979-94. Industrial Relations Journal, 26 (2). pp. 146-155.


This article outlines Conservative legislation on union government, documenting extensive regulation in place by 1994. It looks at the major objectives of government policy, including the twin themes of encouraging individualism and reducing union power. The degree of success achieved is examined and a framework in terms of competing rationalities outlined.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: employee relations; trade unions; employment law
Subject(s): Organisational behaviour
Centre: Faculty of Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 15:18
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:06

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