The European Social Model

The European Social Model

Modernisation or Evolution?

Nick Adnett and Stephen Hardy

This timely book explores the development of the European Social Model and questions whether the relatively high level of social protection provided, both in terms of social welfare provision and in the creation of workers’ rights and employment regulation, is sustainable.

Table of national laws

Nick Adnett and Stephen Hardy

Subjects: economics and finance, labour economics, social policy and sociology, comparative social policy, economics of social policy, labour policy

Extract

Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967 (US) Fair Labor Standards Act 1994 (US) Irish Trades Union Act 1941 (Ireland) Irish Trades Union Act 1975 (Ireland) Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Ireland) Joint Regulation of Working Life Act 1976 (Sweden) New Works Constitution Act 2001 (Germany) Trade Union Law 1982 (France) Trade Union Recognition Act 2000 (Ireland) xvii