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Is action taken by governments and employers in response to collective mobilization of workers through trade unions. Counter-mobilization by the state might involve the passage of anti-trade union and anti-strike laws, as occurred under the British Conservative governments of the 1980s and 1990s. Counter-mobilization by employers might consist of strike-breaking, the victimization of trade union activists, and other attempts to weaken or marginalize trade unions.

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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