University of Hertfordshire

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  • Jane Hardy
  • Line Eldring
  • Thorsten Schulten
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-363
JournalEuropean Journal of Industrial Relations
Journal publication dateDec 2012
Early online date23 Oct 2012
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012


This article compares trade union strategies towards migrant workers from the ‘new Europe’. The analysis focuses on three sectors in the UK, Norway and Germany. We conclude that trade union responses to these migrant workers are shaped by the complex interplay of national industrial relations systems, sectoral dynamics, EU regulation and the agency of individual trade unions

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