Comparative Workplace Employment Relations: An Analysis of by Thomas Amossé, Alex Bryson, John Forth, Héloïse Petit

By Thomas Amossé, Alex Bryson, John Forth, Héloïse Petit

This entire research presents a perceptive portrait of office employment kin in Britain and France utilizing related info from large-scale surveys: the British place of work Employment kinfolk Survey (WERS) and the French Enquête relatives Professionnelles et Négociations d’Entreprise (REPONSE). those large associated employer-employee surveys supply nationally-representative info on deepest zone employment family members in all however the smallest places of work, and provide a special chance to check and distinction place of work employment family below very assorted employment regimes. An insightful learn for all lecturers and scholars of employment, the findings even have implications for practitioners and policy-makers prepared to spot and advertise “best practice”.

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2014), these workplaces employ a disproportionate share of all employees, and so they are important in understanding the experience of the average worker. 1 shows that 29% of French employees in our population work in establishments with at least 250 employees; the equivalent figure in Britain is 33%. 1 Distribution of workplaces and employment by workplace size (number of employees) in 2011, by country Column percents % workplaces Number of employees 11–19 20–49 50–99 100–249 250–499 500 or more Number of observations % employment Britain France Britain France 46 34 11 6 2 1 1602 38 39 13 7 2 1 3947 14 21 15 18 13 20 1602 11 23 17 20 12 17 3947 Base: All private sector workplaces with 11 or more employees 2 Workplace Structure and Governance 33 towards direct employment or arm’s-length contractual relationships in the two countries.

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16 T. Amossé et al. provided by workplace respondents. 7 The surveys also provide large samples for analysis. Our analysis can call upon equivalently defined samples of 3947 workplaces from REPONSE 2011 and 1602 workplaces from WERS 2011. 5 for full details). Turning to the samples of employees, our analysis can call upon equivalently defined samples of 11,244 employees from REPONSE 2011 and 11,581 employees from WERS 2011. The employee samples are limited by REPONSE’s sampling approach, which extended eligibility for the employee questionnaire only to those employees with 15 or more months of tenure.

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