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Policy and practice in general print: the workplace reality of national bargaining
journal contributionposted on 2017-06-05, 03:22 authored by Healy, Geraldine, Telford, Jim, Rainnie, Al
As a counterweight to analysis which stresses the necessity of moves to individual or workplace bargaining in the UK and Australia, the paper investigates the operation of the National Agreement in the General Printing Industry in the UK. Set against a highly competitive, technologically dynamic environment, the paper demonstrates the general resilience of the National Agreement alongside a complex and uneven picture at the level of the workplace.