The limits of militancy

Part of the Springer Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


The book thus far has argued that the optimal strategy for workers to maximize their wages is to strike as frequently as possible. It is not important whether they win; nor is it important whether the workers strike over pay. This does not mean, however, that workers can make unlimited amounts of money by engaging in a policy of unlimited striking. There are three constraints that may limit the overall returns from an aggressive strategy.


Market Force Premium Wage Strike Activity Internal Labor Market Class Conflict 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1993

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