The decline in the bargaining power of labour has been a contributory factor to the fall in living standards.
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In the coverage of Ed Miliband’s recent speech at Newham Dockside, the sections of the speech on employment sadly received scant media coverage. The press focused instead on welfare and benefits.
The Michigan state legislature this week signed controversial ‘right to work’ proposals into law, banning agreements that force workers to pay union dues.
Britain’s two main economic challenges – industry revitalisation and boosting consumer spending – could be helped through a greater role for collective bargaining, writes Chris Wright.