Rights and respect: a vision for democracy in the workplace

Document type
Policy briefing
Author(s)
Gall, Gregor
Publisher
Jimmy Reid Foundation
Date of publication
12 February 2016
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This paper outlines a number of proposals for (re-)establishing and extending democracy at work for consideration by the union movement. Firstly, it considers the manifest lack of democracy at work as management’s ability to act unilaterally or with the manufactured consent of workers has drastically increased over the last few decades.

The paper then outlines eight proposals which consider the framework, institutions and processes for creating and enhancing democracy at work. Lastly, it discusses some of the issues involved in campaigning and mobilising to gain such reforms.

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