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Holding the Shop TogetherGerman Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era$
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Stephen J. Silvia

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780801452215

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.001.0001

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Employers Associations

Employers Associations

From Regaining Credibility to Retaining Relevance

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(p.179) Chapter 5 Employers Associations
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Holding the Shop Together
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Stephen J. Silvia

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0006

This chapter examines the relevance of employers associations to postwar Germany's industrial relations system. It begins with a brief overview of the prewar establishment and postwar reconstruction of employers associations and goes on to consider how employers associations fared after the German unification. It then discusses the effects of industry structure and trade exposure on employers association density, along with the impact of density on collective bargaining. It also explores divergences in the forms of social partnership in key sectors of the German economy and the larger implications of the interplay between trade unions and employers associations for the future of German industrial relations. It suggests that density trends among employers associations have been of greatest importance in determining the influence of German industrial relations in the postwar era.

Keywords:   employers associations, industrial relations system, German unification, industry structure, trade, employers association, collective bargaining, social partnership, trade unions, German industrial relations

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