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X. Future Perspective
(254 words)

Volume XV: Labour Law | Chapter 15 (1997): Strikes, Lockouts and other Kinds of Hostile Actions

Completed in July 1994

Ruth Ben-Israel

127. – The exercise of industrial action and especially of strikes has changed considerably over the past two centuries, and it can be expected to continue to change in order to adapt to meet new needs and challenges. In the last century, the strike existed in the shadow of illegality, public opinion was prejudiced against its exercise, and employers made their hostility clear. Organi…

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Ruth Ben-Israel, “X. Future Perspective”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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