EIRObserver (Issue 5/01)
EIRObserver is the bi-monthly bulletin of the European Industrial Relations Observatory. It contains an edited selection of feature and news items, based on some of the reports supplied for the EIROnline database over each two-month period. On top of this, EIRO also conducts comparative research on specific themes. The comparative supplement outlines the main features and issues of industrial relations in ICT (information and commications technology). It: sketches employment levels and characteristics; analyses collective bargaining; discusses the emergence, role and positions of trade unions and employers’ organisations in the sector; examines current restructuring processes and industrial conflict; and comments on the prospects for industrial relations.