By Anna Paraskevopoulou,Sonia McKay

Drawing on facts from a Europe large undertaking, including present information on equality and variety projects, this publication explores the paintings of exchange unions in helping equality and anti-discrimination rules throughout Europe and, particularly, the techniques and collaborations fascinated by incorporating equality and variety guidelines into alternate union agendas. It considers theoretical problems with equality and variety, the function of ecu laws, a number of discrimination and exclusion and drawback within the labour industry relating to the function of alternate unions, and addresses imperative questions on the activities and demanding situations confronted by way of alternate unions in selling equality within the place of work and in imposing anti-discrimination guidelines at neighborhood, nationwide and ecu degrees. With learn spanning 34 ecu international locations and increasing to over 250 interviews and 15 case experiences, place of work Equality in Europe examines the impression of a interval of financial main issue on office range, exploring varieties of inter-union cooperation at eu and foreign degrees and laying off clean gentle at the techniques that lead a few alternate unions to undertake equality guidelines whereas others stay reluctant to advance or extend regulations during this zone. a close ecu examine of alternate union task and place of work range, this e-book could be of curiosity to students of the sociology of labor and firms, labour kinfolk and office diversity.

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