International Trade Union Solidarity and the Impact of the Crisis

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Series Details No.1, 2015
Publication Date January 2015
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The broad and multifaceted notion of solidarity has always been at the heart of trade unions formation and activity. Although the same is true for transnational trade unions, the plethora of conflicts and necessary trade-offs is significantly broader, which affects the very meaning of the concept.

In this policy analysis Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman analyse the specificity of international trade union solidarity, and examine the impact of the economic crisis on the prospects of achieving such solidarity at the EU level.

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