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Strikes and Lock-outs in Industrialized Market Economies

by Roger Blanpain

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social security & welfare law,
  • Strikes,
  • Law / Labor & Employment,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12848546M
    ISBN 109065448411
    ISBN 109789065448415

    These definitions come from the Industrial Dispute Act Methods of measurement. Strikes and lockouts The basic unit of measurement used to record a strike or lockout is the case of dispute. A strike or lockout that is interrupted and later resumes, still due to the same case of dispute, is treated as a new strike or lockout when it resumes. A strike is the temporary withdrawal of services by a group of workers with an aim to express a grievance or push a bargaining demand. Labor organizations or workers organize strikes, whereby they take to the streets in solidarity to a common goal. Strikes first came into use during the industrial revolution after mass labor became a common phenomenon due.

    Lockout definition, the temporary closing of a business or the refusal by an employer to allow employees to come to work until they accept the employer's terms. See more.   A lockout is initiated by the management of an establishment.” 3 The past few decades have seen a precipitous decrease in strikes, but lockouts have experienced only a slight decline, such that lockouts now constitute a significant portion of all work stoppages. In some senses, strikes and lockouts represent two sides of the same coin.

    For many private sector employers, the lockout has become the offensive weapon of choice. Last year’s second-biggest private sector work stoppage, for instance, wasn’t a strike. It was the lockout of 2, United Steelworkers members at Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI). Lockouts are forced by employers, not called by unions. Types of Strike. Hunger Strike: Strike in which the employees go on fasting, near the workplace or at the residence of the employer, to force him/her redress their grievances is called hunger strike. Economic Strike: Economic Strike is the cessation of work by the labors with an aim of imposing their economic demands like wages and bonus.


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Strikes and Lock-outs in Industrialized Market Economies by Roger Blanpain Download PDF EPUB FB2

The occurrence of strikes and lock-outs is an important feature of labour relations in industrialized market economies. These two types of concerted activity by industrial workers and civil servants are the direct result of the conflict of interest and ideology that is inherent in industrial by: 2.

Strikes and Lock-out in Industrialized Market Economies by R. Blanpain,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction to strikes and lock-outs: a comparative perspective / Ruth Ben-Israel --Belgium / Roger Blanpain --Canada / Donald D.

Carter --France / Jacques Rojot --Germany / Manfred Weiss --Israel / Menachem Goldberg --Japan: legal framework and issues / Kazuo Sugeno --New Zealand /.

Jacobs, ATJMThe Law of Strikes and Lock-outs. in R Blanpain & C Engels (eds), Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Industrialized Market Economies. Kluwer Law International, Den-Haag, pp. Summary. Introduction: scope of the paper, — Number of disputes, — Attitude of trade unions, — Compulsory arbitration, — Magnitude of disputes,Cited by: 4.

Strikes and lockouts: The criteria applied in order to identify a single strike or lockout, and hence the number of workers involved, the duration, the amount of time not worked and other elements. The treatment of work stoppages due to the same labour dispute, occurring at the same time or at different times, in different establishments of the.

Strike and lockout are two powerful - weapons in the hands of the workers and the employers. Strike signifies the suspension or stoppage of work by the worker while in case of lockout the employer compels persons employed by him to accept his terms or - conditions by shutting down or closing the place of is recognized as an.

This paper explores whether trade can explain a part of the sharp decline in the labor share of Indian formal industries from around 30% in to less than 10% in Decline in strikes and lockouts, reduced labor time lost from disputes per factory and increased use of contract workers in all major states in India are signs of reduced.

A labour dispute which develops into a strike or a lockout can cause financial disruptions to an employer's business. In a unionized environment. The objective of the Industrial Disputes Act is to secure industrial peace and harmony by providing machinery and procedure for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes by negotiations.

This act deals with the retrenchment process of the employees, procedure for layoff, procedure and rules for strikes and lockouts of the company.

Labor-Management Relations: Strikes, Lockouts and Boycotts, 2d Provides details on the distinction between unfair labor practice and economic strikes, how to handle employer interference and discrimination, reinstatement rights of strikers, strike misconduct and violence, identifying the neutral employer, recent case decisions of the.

duration of strike and the more essential a commodity or service is the more widespread will be the effects of strike. Industrial strikes entail both economic as well as non-economic costs for the employer. The economic losses caused by a strike may be serious. The financial loss of a project is only one among its various losses.

The law of strikes and lockouts. In Comparative labour law and industrial relations in industrialized market economies. In Comparative labour law and industrial relations in industrialized market economies.

1-Textile mill strikes took place in Lawrence, Massusetts 2-The Taft-Harley Act limits the power of unions and activities of their members 3-The average yearly number of strikes during this decade was 4-Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strike in California ports.

This book is obviously not exhaustive, with respect to the coverage of countries and topics. The authors limit themselves mainly to the industrialized market economies.

The book is divided in three main parts: an introduction relating to methodology and documentation, including the use of Internet.

Introduction. Strikes and lockouts are the last resort actions taken by employees and employers respectively to ensure that both get what they are demanding for. They are said to be the last resort after conciliation measures have deemed unfruitful. DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO.

Driven by data. Go to page top Go back to contents Go back to site navigation. dispute”. They go on to state: “It usually refers to strikes and lock-outs but could also include picketing, product boycotts, sit-ins, go-slow strikes and other actions which disrupt the productive process”.

2 A strike is defined in s of South Africa’s Labour Relations Act 66 of (“the Act”) as. 6 Industrial Disputes Act, in lik's Industrial Law, V olume 2, Page24th Edition, Eastern Book Company 6 Traingular Motors. Strikes and lockouts, weapons used by employer and employee, advantages and disadvantages of strike and lockout 1.

CONTENTS -Meaning of strike and lockout -Types of strikes -Reasons for strikes and lockouts -Advantages and disadvantages of strikes -Effects of strikes to workers, employer, consumer and the government.

The number of industrial units affected by strikes has declined from (January-November ) to in the first 11 months of At the same time, the number of units that faced management lockouts dropped from to just The number of workers affected by lockouts has dropped, but those affected by strikes has almost doubled to Strike action, also called labour strike, on strike, greve(of French: grève), or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.

A strike usually takes place in response to employee grievances. Strikes became important during the industrial revolution, when mass labour became important in factories and mines.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.