The Russian Federation
The chapter offers critical perspective on wage-setting institutions, collective bargaining and economic development. It focusses in particular, on the role and effectiveness of (statutory) minimum wages in the context of national trends in inequality, economic development, and social security systems.
Tha chapter analyses contract of employment: basic definition, formal requirements, effects of invalidity of contract; basic definition of the employment relationship; basic definitions of employee and employer; establishment of sub-types of employees; establishment of specific group of ‘workers’ ; criteria and indicators of economic depemdenace and subordination and other criterias of employee in Russian albour law.
This edition is the first Russian study of collective labor disputes, written by not only lawyers, but also sociologists, political scientists, economists, as well as direct participants in labor disputes - labor unions. The first section "Labour conflicts, collective labor disputes and strikes in Russia: problems of legal regulation and challenges in practice" prepared by leading Russian experts and is dedicated to the analysis of collective labor disputes, strikes and labor protests in Russia. The second section "Labor conflicts and strikes: a global context", submitted by foreign researchers, examines the current state of collective labor protests and strikes in Germany, Great Britain, Spain, South Africa and China. Annex "Collective labor disputes and strike: the possibility of using mechanisms and their effectiveness” is written by activists of Russian trade unions', who participated collective labor conflicts and strikes, and expressed their opinion on the effectiveness of these mechanisms in practice. The book will be interesting for practitioners in the field of labor relations, researchers, students, as well as a wide range of people interested in the issue.
In the recent years there was a growing interest of the Russian researchers in the issues of management of large firms and industrial companies in the pre-revolutionary Russia. This interest also covered the role of the managers in the handling of labor conflicts (filing of petitions, raising demands, organization of strikes). In this paper the author, based on the archives and the published sources, performed a detailed analysis of the influence of the actions of the managers on the course and the outcome of two strikes which took place in 1890-s at one of the largest Russian textile works - the Yaroslavl Bolshaya Manufactura.
This work is devoted to the study of the regularities and specific peculiarities of modern migratory processes in Primorsky Region. The article analyzes the scale and directions of migration flows, age and sex, national, and educational composition of migrants. Moreover, the article highlights the main factors influencing the attractiveness of the Primorsky Region for migrants, and summarizes some results of resettlement of compatriots on the territory of the region. In addition, it is shown that the population growth of the region at present is only possible due to the migratory interactions of the Primorsky Region with the CIS countries.