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Beyond Nationalization

The Labor Problems of British Coal

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$46.00 • £36.95 • €41.50

ISBN 9780674069008

Publication Date: 01/01/1955


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 12 line illustrations, 20 tables

Wertheim Publications in Industrial Relations


  • Author’s Preface
  • 1. The Technological Basis of British Mining
  • 2. The Coal Board and the Miners’ Union
  • 3. Collective Bargaining
  • 4. Joint Consultation at Pit Level
  • 5. General Wage Movements
  • 6. Faceworkers’ Price Lists
  • 7. The Problem of Labor Supply
  • 8. Absenteeism
  • 9. The Transfer of Manpower in Scotland
  • 10. Labor and Technological Change
  • Appendices
    • The Technical Requirements of Modernization: A Summary of the Reid Report
    • Agreement Respecting Dual Membership between the Amalgamated Engineering Union and the National Union of Mineworkers
    • The Miners charter: 1946
    • Procedure for Controlling Absenteeism, Submitted to Divisions by the National Cool Board at the End of 1949
    • Closing Uneconomic Pits: An Example of the ’Communications’ Problem, Taken from Northumberland
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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