Archive for August, 2015

Collective bargaining gives employees a voice in determining their terms and conditions of employment.’ Is collective bargaining still the dominant trade union method in the UK? Do the alternatives to bargaining satisfy the expression of employee voice?

Quick links Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 References Chapter 1 1. Introduction Collective bargaining is the method which is used by employees to negotiate and bargain better employment conditions with employers. Collective bargaining was predominately practiced by trade unions which consisted of employees, past employees and unemployed professional to enhance their bargaining influence on employers. Howev ... Quick links Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 References Chapter 1 1. Introduction Collective bargaining...

Disruption Claims in Construction Contracts

Chapter 1 Introduction As Williams (2002) has noted, ‘the idea of delay and disruption within projects is well-known and is often the subject of litigation claims. However, the term is ill-defined, and it is difficult to justify such claims within a legal process.’ Difficulties exist in defining all parts of a disruption claim, and such claims require definitional clarity of all parts of the construction contract, from the scope of the project, to the details of what constitutes disruption ... Chapter 1 Introduction As Williams (2002) has noted, ‘the idea of delay and disruption within projects is well-known and is often...