From the TUC

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A return to corporatism?

31 Jan 2011, By Guest

It seems that the Conservative Party has undergone something of a transformation in its attitude towards union input into government policy. On Friday’s Today programme, Francis Maude called on unions to “see themselves as social partners working together with the government as much as possible”, along the lines of the corporatist partnership model that exists…

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Roundtable on The Future of Collective Representation, 23 March

27 Jan 2011, By Guest

The TUC is hosting a roundtable at Congress House on Wednesday 23 March from 10.00 to 16.30 as part of its joint research project with the Economic and Social Research Council on Unions, Collective Bargaining and Employment Relations.  The roundtable will bring together union officials, academics, and representatives from organisations such as Acas to discuss…

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Promoting collective worker engagement

20 Oct 2010, By Guest

I’ve just started working on a research project at the TUC (with the support of the Economic and Social Research Council) looking at the ways that unions can promote collective worker engagement. Reading Anna’s post on the link between unions and happiness got me thinking about some of the recent research that’s been done relating to this theme.…

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