Labour Relations in the Global Fast-Food Industry

Labour Relations in the Global Fast-Food Industry

by Tony Royle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415221668

ISBN-13: 9780415221665

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book surveys an analyzes industrial and employee relations practices, focusing on the global fast-food industry, and examines the extent to which multinational enterprises impose or adapt their employment practices upon national and supra-national systems.

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Overview

This book surveys an analyzes industrial and employee relations practices, focusing on the global fast-food industry, and examines the extent to which multinational enterprises impose or adapt their employment practices upon national and supra-national systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415221665
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of contributors
List of acronyms
1Introduction1
2Fast-food work in the United States8
3Fast-food in Canada: working conditions, labour law and unionization30
4The 51st US state? Labour relations in the UK fast-food industry48
5Undermining the system? Labour relations in the German fast-food industry76
6Consensus and confrontation: fast-food in the Netherlands102
7To Russia with Big Macs: labour relations in the Russian fast-food industry117
8'McAunties' and 'McUncles': labour relations in Singapore's fast-food industry136
9Employment relations in the Australian fast-food industry154
10Standard recipes? Labour relations in the New Zealand fast-food industry172
11Summary and conclusions: MNCs, regulatory systems and employment rights192
References204
Index220

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