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NEW PODCAST: New Union Organising Models

In the latest Unions21 podcast, Becky Wright and me talk with John Forth and Mathias Askholm about union organising models – specifically why #unions are in the grip of a  #costdisease, what that means, how it can be detected and what can be done about it. This coincides with the publication of our new paper, downloadable from the… CONTINUE READING

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“Can Damon Silvers Save Organized Labor?”

So asked the Washington Post in 2013. So as the POTUS pays us a visit, we sat down with Damon Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel at the AFL-CIO, America’s TUC to record a special Unions21 podcast.   That question is even more important today, as a hostile environment rages against organised labour in the US. … CONTINUE READING

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NEW PODCAST: Enforcing Labour Standards

Non-compliance is a major issue – for being paid at least at the statutory levels, for equipment and working practices being safe. You can have all the positive legislation in the world, but effective enforcement is needed to make good intentions a day-to-day reality. CONTINUE READING

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NEW PODCAST What Makes NHS Employers Tick?

The lack of co-ordination and appetite amongst employers is a major inhibitor of good industrial relations. So, when the lead negotiator for the employer of the largest workforce in the country offers to share his thoughts, that seems a good opportunity to learn something. CONTINUE READING