Industrial Relations in Ireland (4th Revised edition)

Industrial Relations in Ireland (4th Revised edition)

By: Patrick Gunnigle (author), Gerard McMahon (author), Michelle O'Sullivan (author), Joseph Wallace (author)Paperback

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A concise overview of contemporary Irish Industrial Relations, reflecting the changed economic, legislative, social and political environments in Ireland today. * Provides all the main contextual issues and theoretical perspectives, combined with details on institutions, to promote an informed view of this subject. * Presents a historical and international context, allowing for an apprecaition of industrial relations processes, law and practice. * Highlights the Croke Park Agreement, new employment legislation and trade union law amendments, and features and analyses all current industrial relations developments. * Includes comparative material, which gives context to the nature and development of the contemporary Irish system of industrial relations. * Provides guidance on key skills for managing people, including negotiation skills and skills for conducting disciplinary and grievance interviews. * Presents a balanced and comprehensive treatment of contentious topics, and uses case studies to provide context and engage debate. Written For: Industrial Relations or Human Resource Management courses at third level Institute of Professional Development courses Industrial relations practitioners

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Joseph Wallace is Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations, University of Limerick. Patrick Gunnigle is Professor of Business Studies at the University of Limerick. He is co-author of Human Resource Management in Ireland. Gerard McMahon is a consultant and lecturer in Human Resource Management at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Michelle O'Sullivan is a lecturer in Industrial Relations at the University of Limerick.


1. Industrial Relations: A Contextual and Theoretical Overview 2. Collective Labour Law in a Historical, Social and Political Context 3. Trade Unions 4. Employer Organisations 5. Dispute Resolution and Wage-Setting Institutions 6. Individual Employment Law 7. Collective and Individual Workplace Procedures 8. The Management of Industrial Relations 9. The Nature of Industrial Conflict 10. Strikes and Lockouts as Forms of Organised Conflict 11. Negotiations 12. Employee Involvement, Employee Participation and Workplace Partnership 13. National Collective Bargaining

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780717143818
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780717143818
  • weight: 666
  • ISBN10: 0717143813
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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