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). European Council (Art. 50) guidelines for Brexit negotiations. Retrieved from http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/04/29/euco-brexit-guidelines/ [22 January 2018]. Heated protest: Turkey’s embattled opposition is marching to Istanbul. (2017, July 8). Retrieved from https://www.economist.com/news/europe/21724841-largest-protest-2013-annoying-president-recep-tayyip-erdoganturkeys-embattled [22 January 2018]. Juncker, J.-C. (2017). President Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the Union address 2017. Retrieved from http

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Mutual Gains Success and Failure: Two Case Studies of Annual Hours in Ireland

circumstances. Butler and Tregaskis (2015) emphasise the temptation for management to withdraw from partnership as a result of short-term economic exigencies. There are also risks for the parties, particularly trade unions, of engaging in cooperative relationships, and implications for workplace representative’s legitimacy ( Butler and Tregaskis, 2015 ; Trif and Brady, 2013 ). Terry and Smith (2003:83) found that: many rank-and-file members of trades unions remained uncertain and sceptical of activities which involved their officers ‘getting into bed with’ management, as

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The Main Obstacles and Possibilities of the Cooperative Movement in Lithuania

. - Holland: Springer. 25. Kozuch, A., Koloszko-Chomentowska, Z. (2006). A New Look at the Agricultural and Rural Cooperative Movement // Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development. No. 1 (7), p. 77-80. 26. Lietuvos Respublikos kredito unijų įstatymas (2000). Valstybės žinios, 45-1289. 27. Liutinskienė, J. (2014). Credit Unions’ System in Lithuania. The European Microfinance Network 11th Annual Conference in Lisbon on June 19th and 20th, 2014. Internet access: <http

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Assessing the wage gap between public and private sector employees in Ireland: issues, evidence and challenges

public or private sector and other characteristics, such as gender, educational level, age and occupation. However, the last NES was carried out in 2009, and the CSO now gathers these earnings measures from existing administrative data sources in order to comply with requirements of the European-level Structure of Earnings Survey (SES). The SES provides comparable information on the relationships between the level of earnings and individual characteristics, such as gender, age, occupation and education, for European Union (EU) Member States. The survey is a large

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Whistle-blowing and the employment relations implications of the ‘Protected Disclosures Act 2014’ in the Republic of Ireland

. Miceli M. P. 1993 ‘Explaining the whistle-blowing process: Suggestions from power theory and justice theory’ Organization Science 4 3 393 411 OECD. (2012). Better regulation in Europe – the EU 15 project, http://www.oecd.org/gov/regulatory-policy/betterregulationineurope-theeu15project.htm OECD 2012 Better regulation in Europe – the EU 15 project http://www.oecd.org/gov/regulatory-policy/betterregulationineurope-theeu15project.htm O’Sullivan, M., Turner, T., Kennedy, M. and Wallace, J. (2015). ‘Is individual employment law displacing the role of trade unions

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Claiming too much, delivering too little: testing some of Hofstede’s generalisations

. His successors as general secretaries of that organization supported them. 21 Source: participant observation. The very low level of strikes in ‘masculine’ Austria during the first five-year period considered in this paper ( Table 4 ) is in large part attributable to a long-standing ‘social partnership’. The causes of the huge increase in strikes in Austria during the second five year period ( Table 4 ) are complex and include the weakening of welfare policy goals – in part due to external, i.e. European Union fiscal obligations, and the election of a neo

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Changing role of women in the Irish society: an overview of the female consumer

on Tax and Welfare” Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland 42 2012-13 1 14 Kochuyt, T. (2004). ‘Giving away one’s poverty. On the consumption of scarce resources within the family’. The Sociological Review , 52: 2, 139-161. 10.1111/j.1467-954X.2004.00462.x Kochuyt T. 2004 ‘Giving away one’s poverty. On the consumption of scarce resources within the family’ The Sociological Review 52 2 139 161 Leeflang, P.S.H. and Van Raaij, W.F. (1995). ‘The changing consumer in the European Union: A meta-analysis’, International Journal of Research

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