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Innovation in Canadian Unions: Patterns, Causes and Consequences

Document type Book chapter
Series Editor Schenk, Christopher Robert
Editor Schenk, Christopher Robert
Series Editor Kumar, Pradeep
Author Kumar, Pradeep
Editor Kumar, Pradeep
Author Murray, Gregor
Book Paths to Union Renewal: Canadian Experiences
Publisher Broadview Press; Peterborough, Ont.
Date 2006
ISBN 1559130587
Pages 79-102


[H]ighlights some of the innovations in structures, policies, and practices underway in union organizations in Canada, and the factors underlying the patterns of change. The paper draws on an extensive survey of innovations and change conducted by the authors in 2001 in partnership with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and major unions and federations. --Editors' introduction