Germany+Mar.3+ppt - Mar.3,2011...

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Mar.3, 2011
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Limited opportunities for industrial action No statutes but significant restriction by the courts:  only unions can call on a strike; can only occur  during the negotiation of a CB agreement  DGB rules require 75% vote to strike and  approval  by national union  Defensive lockouts are legal Tactics of unions and employers Union strike benefits are usually 55 75% of wages  Employers won't hire strike workers  BDA has massive employer assistance funds in case  of strikes Low level of industrial conflict: Why?
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How did Germany manage the stagflation of  the 1970s better than the UK? What role did  the unions play? What role did the  Bundesbank play? Are German labor market flexible? If so, in  what respects? If not, how was Germany so  successful in economic terms prior to  reunification? Does German employment relations 
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course LABOR STUD 575:301 taught by Professor Liu during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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Germany+Mar.3+ppt - Mar.3,2011...

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