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Ballots and trade union democracy

R. Undy

Ballots and trade union democracy

by R. Undy

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- Elections.,
    • Labor unions -- Elections -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • Labor union democracy -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoger Undy and Roderick Martin, with the assistance of R. Blackwell and J. Hutton.
      ContributionsMartin, Roderick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6490.E42 G78 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2878673M
      ISBN 100631135391
      LC Control Number84100942

      Carefully analyzing the changes that characterize workers' political orientations, this study considers the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken prior to South Africa's third democratic general election in Key issues--such as internal union and parliamentary democracy, black /5. In Britain's trade unions, ``democracy'' used to have a meaning of its own. But that was before Margaret Thatcher became prime minister. Secret ballots were .

        • The affront to democracy of imposing a 40% threshold of all employees having to vote for public sector industrial action in the trade union bill can be evidenced when such a threshold was. This article is about the labor philosophy union the book of that title by Lipset, Trow & Coleman, see Union Democracy.. Union democracy (also known as labor democracy) is a school of thought within organized labor which argues that sound unionism requires adherence to principles and practices of democratic trade unionism; that internal democracy .

        From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United States. Yet as McAlevey reminds us, there is one weapon whose effectiveness has . From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United States. Yet as McAlevey reminds us, there is one weapon whose effectiveness has been proven repeatedly .


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Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy. As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic : $ American Trade Union Democracy Revised ed.

Edition by William Morris Leiserson (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: The book provides a most detailed look at the history, current practice and future possibilities for the use of ballots in trade unions.

It will inform both the industrial relations and legal practitioner and teacher, as well as those, on both sides of the industrial fence, seeking either to promote or ward off change in industrial union practice.

The Thatcher government has pledged to bring in statutory provision for ballots in certain trade union elections and for the calling of industrial action. This book examines the current use of ballots in union elections and their effect on participation and leadership : Roger Undy and Roderick Martin.

Strike 1. 29/08/ Ralph Darlington is Professor of Employment Relations at the University of Salford. His research is concerned with the dynamics of trade union organisation, activity and consciousness in Britain and internationally within both contemporary and historical settings.

Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy. As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic gains.

Established democratic institutions in. Areas where Mi-Voice can support trade unions: Trade union executive elections. Industrial action ballots. Political fund ballots. Merger ballots. Consultative balloting services. Committee elections. Multi-channel voting – online, postal and/or in-person.

Union Ballot Thresholds Pose a Greater Threat to Democracy Than Low Turnouts Amid the boilerplate Tory bluster about militant trade unionists holding the public to ransom with unreasonable demands Author: Paul Embery. AUDHome; Legal Rights; Education; Union Democracy Review; Books; AUDLinks.

Page designed by Matt Noyes, National Writers Union/UAW, and Rachel Szekely The Association for Union Democracy. Montgomery Street, Brooklyn, New York, ; USA; ; [email protected] This work is licensed under a Creative. Union democracy owes its origin to Max Shachtman the brilliant, charismatic dissenting Trotskyist who co-founded the Workers’ Party in He defined the field of left politics — whether in the Soviet Union or in American trade unions — as a struggle between "democracy" and "bureaucracy" (see "Left Wing of the Labor Movement?" ).

Nowadays the union head office posts the ballot papers direct to individual members, who, if they feel like it, send them back to the union for counting. Under the branch system returns seldom exceeded 5 per cent of those eligible to vote, while postal ballots have notched up scores of 30 per cent and more.

In the Institute of Employment Rights, the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom and John McDonnell attempted to change the UK’s draconian framework of trade union laws by introducing a Trade Union Freedom Bill into the House of Commons. Shamefully, it failed to receive the support of New Labour and did not reach the statute book.

Trade Unions, Political Fund Ballots and the Labour Party Article in British Journal of Industrial Relations 35(1) - 38 December with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This chapter provides a detailed analysis on the impact of the changes in both the Trade Union Act (TUA) and the Employment Act (EA) on the union government.

Because the Conservatives thought the unions' political processes were influenced by an activist minority, the TUA required the principal executive committee (PEC) to hold elections by individual ballots. In analysing trade union democracy we have adopted a participatory framework, rather than the more prevalent competitive and representative model.

2 The participatory model provides a better basis for the study of local democracy where sub-groups and competition for election may not exist.

3 Such an approach draws attention away from the Cited by: JOURNAL: Trade Unions in Zimbabwe: For democracy, against neo-liberalism. Code of Practice on Industrial Action Ballots and Notice to Employers 5 Section A Introduction 1.

This Code provides practical guidance to trade unions and employers to promote the improvement of industrial relations and good practice in the conduct of trade union industrial action ballots. We also work extensively with membership organisations, corporates, building societies and mutuals, NHS bodies and trade unions.

Democracy is in our DNA. We have a long and proud history. Since first administering ballots and elections for rail and mining trade unions. The Code has been updated to reflect the legal provisions on industrial action ballots and information to employers made by the Trade Union Act and supersedes the.

This Order amends the Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) Order Inwhile mail ballots were being counted in the election of IUE president, tellers discovered that their man, the incumbent, was falling behind badly.

At that point, the count was taking place at two different locations; and the insurgent, who was running ahead.Trade Union Act a TUC guide for trade union reps 2 Contents Section one Introduction 3 Section two participation in union democracy.

Electronic non-statutory ballots offer unions a quick and affordable way to consult members on important issues. It is also a.