Working for the State

Employment Relations in the Public Services

  • Susan Corby
  • Graham Symon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Susan Corby, Graham Symon
      Pages 3-20
  3. The Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Michael Gold, Ulke Veersma
      Pages 23-42
    3. Jane Lethbridge
      Pages 66-83
  4. Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
  5. The Actors

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 238-253

About this book


This book examines the impact of public sector reforms and reorganisations on the experiences of the UK public sector's six million workers and those employed in the private sector but providing public services. Chapters bring long-standing topics up-to-date, such as worker representation and reward.


Government organization service

Editors and affiliations

  • Susan Corby
    • 1
  • Graham Symon
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Greenwich Business SchoolUK

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