A New Bargain: people, productivity and prosperity

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Sumner, Jake; Blond, Philip
Date of publication
12 March 2018
Social Policy, Employment, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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This report recommends that employees should have new powers to be consulted on change, efficiency and fairness in the workplace. It proposes a new ‘Workforce Yellow or Red Card’ warning system addressing issues like the Carillion collapse; ‘employee voice deals’ for non-oppositional bargaining;  ‘lifelong learning banks’, to support workforce skills and development; and an increase in employee ownership to help drive productivity and share prosperity.

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