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industrial relations and social dialogue
Beyond the numbers: Exploring the relationship between collective bargaining coverage and inequality
Collective bargaining plays a key role in promoting decent work and improving working conditions. But what does the ILO’s industrial relations data show regarding the relationship between collective bargaining coverage, trade union density, and outcomes for workers? How can we assess the impact on workers’ lives?
Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery
This first edition of this new ILO flagship report focuses on collective bargaining.
This guidebook is intended to support ILO’s tripartite constituents in the collection of data on industrial relations, including on trade union membership, on the coverage of collective bargaining agreements and on strikes and lockouts.
Effective social dialogue is a key means to promote better wages and working conditions. But when it fails, work stoppages may ensue. ILO data show that this has happened at least 44 thousand times since 2010.
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