Union inclusiveness and temporary agency workers: The role of power resources and union ideology

@article{Benassi2016UnionIA,
  title={Union inclusiveness and temporary agency workers: The role of power resources and union ideology},
  author={Chiara Benassi and Tim Vlandas},
  journal={European Journal of Industrial Relations},
  year={2016},
  volume={22},
  pages={22 - 5}
}
This article investigates the determinants of union inclusiveness towards agency workers in Western Europe, using an index which combines unionization rates with dimensions of collective agreements covering agency workers. Using fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis, we identify two combinations of conditions leading to inclusiveness: the ‘Northern path’ includes high union density, high bargaining coverage and high union authority, and is consistent with the power resources approach. The… Expand
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