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1993

Canada

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The Development Of Members’ Attitudes Toward Their Unions: Sweden And Canada, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Daniel G. Gallagher, Kurt Wetzel Apr 1993

The Development Of Members’ Attitudes Toward Their Unions: Sweden And Canada, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Daniel G. Gallagher, Kurt Wetzel

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This study examines two widely researched attitudes of union members-satisfaction with and commitment to their union-using 1987-88 data on 1,675 union members in professional occupations in Sweden and 476 blue- and white-collar union members in Canada. The authors find, first, that union commitment and union satisfaction are theoretically and empirically different constructs. Second, tests of a theoretical model of union attitude formation indicate that different (though overlapping) sets of factors influence union commitment and union satisfaction. One finding is that activities and processes that provide members with greater information about the union, such as new member orientation programs, newsletters ...


The Art Of Ignoring Impatient Elephants, Lance A. Compa Jan 1993

The Art Of Ignoring Impatient Elephants, Lance A. Compa

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[Excerpt] Migrant labour was the elephant in the room when American, Mexican and Canadian negotiators hammered out the North American Free Trade Agreement last year. The elephant is still in the room, as negotiators now try to work out a "side agreement" on labour rights and labour standards to fulfill a campaign promise by President Bill Clinton. They never mention migrant worker rights, the single biggest issue affecting labour standards and labour conditions on the North American continent.