Essays about: "Trade unions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words Trade unions.

  1. 1. Nationalization of electricity and oil in core and periphery: Norway versus Mexico

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johannes Wilm; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway; Mexico; nationalization; history; politics; water; oil; petrol; energy; natural resources;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to find the historical differences of nationalization in a peripheral and in a central country. I will look at and compare the development and the processes of nationalization of the petroleum and hydropower industries in Mexico and Norway and how these differed from a world system perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Throughflow Study on Bleeding for Part Load Compressor Operation

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Simon Hedkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Compressor; Minimum environmental load; Aerodynamic; Throughflow; Stability; Bleeding;

    Abstract : The transition of the European energy grid to renewable energy sources is increasing the demand for back-up capacity with high flexibility. Current fossil fuel plants are continuously being forced into part load operation, where they are limited by pollution regulations that dictate their minimum environmental load, MEL. READ MORE

  3. 3. FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS, TRADE UNION REPRESENTATION AND EMPLOYER-PAID TRAINING : A Comparative Multilevel Analysis Across 35 European Countries

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Maja Adolfsson; Anneli Lundmark; [2019]
    Keywords : comparative research; trade unions; employer-paid training; fixed-term contracts;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the moderating role of trade union representation in addressing the gap in employer-provided training between permanent workers and workers with fixed-term contracts (FTCs) from a cross-country, comparative perspective. The impact of trade union representation is measured on two different levels: (1) access to trade union representation at the workplace at the individual-level (2) average trade union representation at the country-level, measured as trade union power. READ MORE

  4. 4. Civil Society Participation in EU Social Policy: A More Social EU with the Civil Society? A Case Study on the European Pillar of Social Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Leyla Mammadli; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: civil society; EU; social policy; EPSR; mobilization; political opportunity structure; framing process; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditionally, the role of the civil society in the EU policy-making has been week in comparison with the business associations and trade unions who are the social partners of the EU. However, this weakness forced the civil society to unite under a common network, which became to be known as Social Platform. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Danish Labor Movement’s Mobilization on Twitter during the Collective Bargaining in 2018

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Asger Nim; [2019]
    Keywords : collective action; connective action; TU communication; labor movement; semantic network analysis; twitter; framing; collective action frames; social network analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the Danish labor movement’s use of Twitter during the collective bargaining in spring 2018 from a mobilisation perspective. This is done to investigate 1) the form of contentious politics practiced by the Danish labor movement, and 2) the role of trade unions in the Danish labor movement. READ MORE