2016

Employment Protection Reform, Enforcement in Collective Agreements and Worker Flows

Reprint No. 2016:38

Author(s): Fredrik Heyman and Per SkedingerYear: 2016 Title: Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society Volume (No.): 55 (4) Pages: 662–704
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We analyze a reform of notice periods for employer-initiated separations in Sweden, which reduced the notice periods for newly hired older workers substantially but implied minor or no changes in the advance notices for younger workers. The reform was initiated at different times depending on collective agreement. These circumstances provide ample opportunity for the identification of its effects. Our findings indicate heterogeneous effects on hirings and separations across collective agreements.


Reference:
Heyman, Fredrik and Per Skedinger (2016), "Employment Protection Reform, Enforcement in Collective Agreements and Worker Flows". Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 55(4), 662–704.

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