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Sit-ins and work-ins by Institute of Personnel Management. National Committee on Employee Relations.

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Published by The Institute in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Sit-down strikes -- Great Britain.,
  • Personnel management -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by the Institute of Personnel Management, National Committee on Employee Relations].
LC ClassificationsHD5366 .I58 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4946992M
ISBN 100852921322
LC Control Number76374817

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Work-ins, Sit-ins and Industrial Democracy by Ken Coates (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay!   An IWC conference on work-ins and sit-ins was held in Newcastle in January to help spread the word. Hundreds of sit-ins followed over the next decade, involving tens of thousands of workers directly (with some plants being visited and revisited by factory occupations), and touching the experience of millions of others throughout the labour. Occupation of the employer's premises. In the case of work-ins, the employees still perform their duties during contractual hours. Work-ins only tend to occur in situations where the employer is proposing closure of the premises. Simpson: There’s a quote in Ken’s book Work-ins, Sit-ins and Industrial Democracy, which was published in He was comparing the difference between GEC (General Electric Company) in Liverpool in , and UCS (Upper Clyde Shipyards) two years later. He said that there was a technical difference in the nature of the.

Examples abound in the book, from the well-known Builders Labourers Federation’s takeover of the Sydney Opera House, where they dismissed the foreman and made all the workplace decisions themselves, to many lesser known but equally inspiring mine sit-ins or work-ins and factory occupations. Books on Labour History. Bertrand Russell Philosophical Writings; Europe. Following the Oklahoma City sit-ins, the tactic of non-violent student sit-ins spread. The Greensboro sit-ins at a Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina, on February 1, , launched a wave of anti-segregation sit-ins across the South and opened a national awareness of the depth of segregation in the nation. Within weeks, sit-in campaigns had begun in nearly a dozen cities, primarily. Kenneth Sidney Coates (16 September – 27 June ) was a British politician and writer. He chaired the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and edited The Spokesman, the BRPF magazine launched in March He was a Labour Party Member of the European Parliament from to until his expulsion, and then an independent member of GUE/NGL from to

17 See Labour Research March and The Times 29 th Janua ry ; also Ken Coates, Work-Ins, Sit-Ins and Industrial Democracy (Nottingham: Spokesman, ), gotten by just checking out a books the law on industrial action under the conservatives after that it is not directly done, you could put up with even more on the subject of this life, out bans, work-to-rules, sit-ins and rial action can be unofficial or official industrial action, and may qualify as protected industrial. FOR union support for all strikes, work-ins! Strikes against any layoffs! AGAINST wage controls and also against the fake price controls (which are only an excuse to, bring ~olS in through the back door)!. FOR a sliding scale 'of wages! (sQ that they go up with prices) and for a . Their own perspective on workers’ control was spelled out in their book The New Unionism: The Case for Workers’ Control in By this time the IWC were becoming an important influence on the more radical wings of both the trade unions and the Labour Party. Coates, K. , Work-ins, Sit-ins and Industrial Democracy, Spokesman.