Trade Unions and Training Practices in British Workplaces

Green, F., Machin, S. and Wilkinson, D. 1999. Trade Unions and Training Practices in British Workplaces. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 52 (2), pp. 179-195.

TitleTrade Unions and Training Practices in British Workplaces
TypeJournal article
AuthorsGreen, F., Machin, S. and Wilkinson, D.
Abstract

The authors use British establishment-level data from the 1991 Employers' Manpower and Skills Practices Survey (EMSPS) and individual-level data from the Autumn 1993 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) to investigate the links between training provision and workplace unionization. Both the probability of receiving training and the amount of training received are found to have been substantially higher in unionized than in nonunion workplaces. The authors view these results as showing that trade unions can play an important role in developing and boosting skill formation in Britain.

JournalIndustrial and Labor Relations Review
Journal citation52 (2), pp. 179-195
ISSN0019-7939
Year1999
PublisherSage
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1177/001979399905200202
Publication dates
Published1999

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