New unions in the UK: the vanguard or the rearguard of the union movement?
Article first published online: 14 JAN 2013
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Industrial Relations Journal
Volume 44, Issue 1, pages 78–94, January 2013
How to Cite
Ross, C. (2013), New unions in the UK: the vanguard or the rearguard of the union movement?. Industrial Relations Journal, 44: 78–94. doi: 10.1111/irj.12004
- Issue published online: 14 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 14 JAN 2013
Between January 1999 and March 2010, 34 trade unions entered the Certification Officer list or schedule in the UK. This article reports on a survey of those unions, discussing the extent to which they represent new forms of unionism and the possible implications for union revitalisation.