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dc.contributor.authorVeliziotis, Michailen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-06T14:52:14Z-
dc.date.available2012-11-06T14:52:14Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65938-
dc.description.abstractDoes union membership increase sickness absence from work and, if so, by how much? And which specific channels does this effect operate through? Using UK Labour Force Survey data for 2006-2008 we find that trade union membership is associated with a substantial increase in the probability of reporting sick and in the amount of average absence taken. This result can be largely attributed to the protection that unions offer to unionized employees. Supportive evidence is also found for a reduction in 'presenteeism' (attending work when sick) among union members. The results are robust to different modelling and estimation approaches.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherISER Colchesteren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesISER Working Paper Series 2010-15en_US
dc.subject.jelI10en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.jelJ51en_US
dc.subject.jelJ53en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordtrade unionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordwork absenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordsickness absenceen_US
dc.subject.stwGewerkschaften_US
dc.subject.stwMitgliedschaften_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsplatzen_US
dc.subject.stwFehlzeiten_US
dc.subject.stwGro├čbritannienen_US
dc.titleUnionization and sickness absence from work in the UKen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn632258616en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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