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Unions

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  1. Unions • Measures of union presence and influence • Facts about unions: diverging presence and influence • What are Unions? • Workers’ coalition vs. bargaining (value of performance) • Representation in the society of general workers’ interests (value of work)

  2. Measures • Union density (only active members?) • Coverage of Collective Bargaining • “Excess Coverage” • Centralisation of bargaining • Co-ordination of unions • Degree of involvement of unions in the running of social security (Ghent countries)

  3. De-unionisation….

  4. Unions are popular also among non-members…

  5. ..but they lost bargaining power

  6. What else do unions do? • Voice for workers. • Non-wage compensation and working conditions, compression of wage inequalities (rationale: ideology, insurance, savings on negotation costs), political role • Provision of services to their members as a way to solve the free-rider problem

  7. Membership is related to objectives of unions and vice versa • Unions as voluntary membership organisations • Free fox in free poultry (Adam Smith) • The costs and benefits of membership • Workers as shareholders vs. workers need to be represented

  8. Who joins a union?

  9. Are Unions stronger in sheltered sectors?

  10. The Unions They Are’ A-Changin