Introduction to 2017-1


In this issue, seven articles are published. You can see a full presentation of the articles in their abstracts. Here, I will give my short and subjective presentation on what are the most interesting ndings in each article. 

Collective bargaining is alive and doing well. Laust Høgedahl and Henning Jørgensen have studied the recent development in the coverage of collective agreements in Denmark, and the employees’ attitudes toward the collective bargaining system. Individualization and globalization has not lead to a decrease in coverage of the agreements and the support for collective bargaining is still high. However, perhaps time has come to generalize some of the collective agreements? (...)


Author Biography

Helge Hvid, Roskilde University

Professor, Department of People and Technology. Working Life. email:
How to Cite
Hvid, H. (2017). Introduction to 2017-1. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, 7(1).