Voices at Work Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

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  • Copyright: 6/3/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Alan Bogg, Professor of Labour Law, University of Oxford,Tonia Novitz, Professor of Labour Law, ,University of Bristol

Alan Bogg is Professor of Labour Law at the University of Oxford. Alan's research focuses predominantly on theoretical issues in domestic, European and International labour law. His book 'The Democratic Aspects of Trade Union Recognition' was published in 2009 by Hart Publishing. It was awarded the SLS Peter Birks' Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2010.

Tonia Novitz is Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bristol. She is a member of the editorial board of the UK Industrial Law Journal, with special responsibility for the Recent Legislation section. She writes on UK labour law, international labour standards, EU social policy, EU external relations, and mechanisms for the protection of human rights.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Theorizing Voice
1. Purposes and Techniques of Voice, Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz
2. Equality
3. Indigenous Voices at Work, Paul Roth
4. A Comparative Perspective on Labour Movements and Migrant Labour: US and UK, Janice Fine
5. Low-paid care work, bargaining and employee voice in Australia, Rae Cooper
6. Half a Person': A Legal Perspective on Organising and Representing 'Non-Standard' Workers, Anne Davies
Institutions of Voice
7. Democratic Institutions of Voice, Virginia Mantouvalou
8. How Effective are 'Good Faith' Bargaining Laws? Australian and Canadian Comparisons', Sara Slinn and Anthony Forsyth
9. Freedom of Association and the Right to Contest: Getting Back to Basics, Alan Bogg and Cynthia Estlund
10. Employee Voice in Corporate Control Transactions, Andrew Johnston and Wanjiru Njoya
11. It's Oh So Quiet? Employee Voice and the Enforcement of Employment Standards in Australia, Tess Hardy
Locations of Voice
12. Worker and Trade Union Voice in the Political Sphere, Keith Ewing
13. Public Service Voice under Strain in an Era of Restructuring and Austerity, Gregor Gall and Stephen Bach
14. Individualisation and the Protection of Worker Voice in Australia, Breen Creighton
15. Voice and the Employment Contract, Douglas Brodie
16. Common Law and Voice, Mark Freedland and Nicola Countouris
17. National and International Labour Rights, Lance Compa
Being Heard -Obstructing and Facilitating Voice
18. Competition Law Impediments to Collective Bargaining in Australia and the European Union, Shae McCrystal and Phil Syrpis
19. Technology as an Aid and as a Barrier to Collective Labour Relations, Tonia Novitz
20. The Good-Faith Obligation: an effective model for promoting voice?, Gordon Anderson and Pam Nuttall
21. Can Worker Voice Strike Back? Law and the Decline and Uncertain Future of Strikes, Eric Tucker
22. Regulatory Facilitation of Voice, John Howe
Capacity for Voice: Individual and Collective, Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz

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