Working for the State: Employment Relations in the Public Services

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorSusan Corby, Graham Symon

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Thisbook examines the impact of public sector reforms and reorganisations on the experiences of the UKpublic sector's six million workers and those employed in the private sector but providing public services. Chapters bring long-standing topics up-to-date, such as worker representation and reward.

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Thisbook examines the impact of public sector reforms and reorganisations on the experiences of the UKpublic sector's six million workers and those employed in the private sector but providing public services. Chapters bring long-standing topics up-to-date, such as worker representation and reward.

SUSAN CORBY is Professor of Employment Relations at the University of Greenwich Business School, UK, and has published widely on public sector employment relations and equality. She is currently leading a research project into employment tribunals funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.GRAHAM SYMON is Senior Lecturer in Hu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.91 × 5.66 × 0.94 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230278639

ISBN - 13:9780230278639

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
From New Labour to a New Era? S.Corby & G.Symon
PART II: THE CONTEXT
Public Sector Reform and Employment Relations in Europe; M.Gold & U.Veersma
The Economic and Financial Context: Paying for the Banks; J.Shaoul
Public Sector 'Ethos'; J.Lethbridge
PART III: ISSUES
Rewarding Public Servants: Continuity and Change; G.White
Equality in the Public Sector: The Sky Darkens; S.Corby
PART IV: THE ACTORS
Assistant Roles in a Modernised Public Service: Towards a New Professionalism? S.Bach
The Third Sector's Provision of Public Services: Implications for Mission and Employment Conditions; I.Cunningham
Leaders in Public Service Organisations; P.McGurk
Organised Labour and State Employment; G.Symon
Consultants in Government: A Necessary Evil? P.Graham
PART V: CONCLUSION
Conclusion: Making Sense of Public Sector Employment Relations in a Time of Crisis; G.Symon & S.Corby