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Production Relocation. Impacts on Home, Host and Cross-border Industrial Relations

M. Fichter and G. Meardi, 2008: Production Relocation. Impacts on Home, Host and Cross-border Industrial Relations. In M. Blas-Lopéz and M. Moreau (eds) Restructuring in the New EU Member States: Social Dialogue, Firms Relocation and Social Treatment of Restructuring. Frankfurt/M: Peter Lang, pp.135-156

Abstract

The chapter reviews the impact of relocations to Central-Eastern Europe for German, host country and transnational (especially the EWC) industrial relations. It argues that the indirect effect of this form of European restructuring should not be underestimated.