Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership: Volume 2 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Workplace Representation and Its Implications for Workers and Employers

State substitution for the trade union good: the case of paid holiday entitlements

John Forth, Alex Bryson

The literature on the union wage premium is among the most extensive in labour economics but unions’ effects on other aspects of the wage-effort bargain have received much less…

Worker representation and temporary employment in Germany: The deployment and extent of fixed-term contracts and temporary agency work

John T. Addison, Paulino Teixeira, Philipp Grunau, Lutz Bellmann

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of key labor institutions on the occurrence and extent of temporary employment.

Do works councils improve the quality of apprenticeship training? Evidence from German workplace data

Benno Koch, Samuel Muehlemann, Harald Pfeifer

Works councils have the legal right to participate in a firm’s training process and, where necessary, call for a replacement of training instructors. The purpose of this paper is…

The “good workplace”: The role of joint consultative committees, unions and HR policies in employee ratings of workplaces in Britain

Rafael Gomez, Michael Barry, Alex Bryson, Bruce E. Kaufman, Guenther Lomas, Adrian Wilkinson

The purpose of this paper is to take a serious look at the relationship between joint consultation systems at the workplace and employee satisfaction, while at the same time…

Cover of Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Dr Takao Kato