Bechter, B. and Brandl, B. and Prosser, P. (2017) 'Engagement in European social dialogue : an investigation into the role of social partner structural capacity.', Industrial relations journal., 48 (4). pp. 365-382.
Despite the importance of social dialogue for the European social model, there has been little attention to the factors that account for social partner engagement with European social dialogue. On the basis of data from 28 European sectoral social dialogue committees, this article investigates structural factors that account for the conclusion of European sectoral social dialogue agreements. It is found that actors' organisational density is a necessary but not sufficient factor for successful European social dialogue and four different categories of sectoral social partner engagement with European social dialogue are identified.
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|Publisher Web site:||https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.12192|
|Publisher statement:||This is the accepted version of the following article: Bechter, B., Brandl, B. & Prosser, P. (2017). Engagement in European Social Dialogue: an investigation into the role of social partner structural capacity. Industrial Relations Journal, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.12192. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.|
|Date accepted:||23 August 2017|
|Date deposited:||24 August 2017|
|Date of first online publication:||12 September 2017|
|Date first made open access:||12 September 2019|
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