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Trade union responses to migrant workers from the 'new Europe' : a three sector comparison in Norway, Germany and the UK
This article compares trade union strategies towards migrant workers from the ‘new Europe’. The analysis focuses on three sectors in the UK, Norway and Germany. We conclude that trade union responses to these migrant workers ...
International sourcing and asymmetry : the tapping and decanting of Ukrainian engineering skills by western software engineers
The international IT industry has been hailed as the epitome of the new global economy, appearing footloose in its productive and marketing activities across national borders, and drawing on the talents of an apparently ...
Opportunities and challenges related to cross border mobility and recruitment of the health sector workforce
(European Federation for Public Services Unions, 2012-09)
The study and report “Opportunities and challenges related to cross border mobility and recruitment of the health sector workforce” have been commissioned by EPSU and prepared by the University of Hertfordshire between ...
The Internet, employment and Polish migrant workers : Communication, activism and competition in the new organisational spaces
This article discusses the content of Polish communityadministered websites and trade union engagement. It is based on three sources of data, firstly, semi-structured interviews with Polish web administrators and trade ...
China's capitalism and the crisis
Major wars and economic crises force the pace of change within and between capitalist states, giving rise to new alignments and shifts in the geopolitics of world capitalism. At the time of writing this article, turmoil ...
Cutting across diversity : trade union learning initiatives and migrant workers in the Communication Workers' Union in the United Kingdom
(University of Hertfordshire, 2012)
This article examines trade union learning activities and migrant workers in the communications industry. The key research questions focus on how far this learning meets the needs and aspiration of migrant workers, whether ...
Impacts of horizontal and vertical foreign investment in business services : The experience of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
This article examines the impact of foreign direct investment in business services on the economies of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia and their place in the European division of labour. A distinction is drawn ...
The embeddedness of software development in Ukraine : An offshoring country perspective
Since 2004 there has been an acceleration in offshoring tasks that engender high-level skills. The aim of this article is to examine the offshoring of software development to the Ukraine from the perspective of sender ...
Free movement in the EU : the case of Great Britain
(Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2011-05)
On 1 May 2004, the European Union was enlarged to include eight post-communist countries (known as A8s); the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia. In January 2006 Romania and ...