New Member Publications: Pekarek on Unions

OOW member, Andreas Pekarek, recently published two articles, one (with Martin Behrens) within ILR Review and one (with Peter Gahan) within the Journal of Industrial Relations.  Please see additional details below:

Martin Behrens and Andreas Pekarek (2016)  ‘Between Strategy and Unpredictability: Negotiated Decision Making in German Union Mergers’ , ILR Review,  69(3) 579-604.  (

Andreas Pekarek and Peter Gahan (2016)  ‘Unions and collective bargaining in Australia in 2015’, Journal of Industrial, Relations,

New Member Publication: Pekarek and Gahan on Strategic Innovation in Australian Unions

OOW member, Andreas Pekarek, recently published (with Peter Gahan) a piece on The Conversation website.  The piece features informed analysis and commentary on Strategic Innovation in Australian Unions.

The details and a link to the article can be found below:

Andreas Pekarek and Peter Gahan. 2016.  “How unions are changing in a bid for relevance – and survival”.  The Conversation.   URL: