International Labour Organization, World of Work Report 2008: Income Inequalities in the Age of Financial Globalization

“The countries in which union density rates are higher are also the ones in which the welfare state is more developed, taxation levels higher and more progressive, collective bargaining more centralized and labour law both closer to international labour standards and better implemented.”

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