Discuss the main differences in the industrial relations systems of liberal and coordinated market economies by referring to at least two countries considered in the course.

Answer ONE of the following questions: 1) Discuss the main differences in the industrial relations systems of liberal and coordinated market economies by referring to at least two countries considered in the course. To what extent is the distinction between LMEs and CMEs useful in explaining differences between countries? 2) Discuss the different ways in which the State influences industrial relations systems. Provide examples from at least two of the countries considered in the course. 3) Analyse and compare the role of trade unions in regulating terms and conditions of employment with reference to at least two of the countries considered in the course. What are the most important strategies implemented by trade unions to reverse their decline? Book:Frege, C, & Kelly, J (eds) 2013, Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, Taylor & Francis Group, London. Available from: ProQuest Ebook Central. [17 August 2022].