Published by Mercier Press, Cork, 1980. Interally very good, unmarked, the extenal all white covers show scuffing , a creaed front upper corner, and the page block is lightly tanned with age.
Contributions by Kader Asmal, Basil Chubb, Michael Fogarty, Brian Hillery, Aidan Kelly, JJ. Lee, Charles McCarthy, Hugh MacNeill, James Plunkett, ,Mary Redmond & Pat Sweeney.
Trade Unionism, the evolving riole of unions in Irish society, and wider industrial relations are covered, as well as the rapid growth of so called 'white collar' trade union membership. At the time of witing, Irish industrial relaiions were at a low point, with strikes in a wide range of industries.