Publications

Federation News Spring 2012: Meeting the Challenges of Age

Published in June 2012

Now on Special Offer

This edition of Federation News focuses on the issues challenging trade unions in relation to the extreme ends of the age spectrum, both in the workplace and within unions themselves. At one end of the spectrum we have mass youth unemployment and deskilling, while at the other, poverty or blatant exploitation of the elderly. Both have to be challenged. We should fous our sights once again on the compatibility of a full employment economy and a reduced retirement age with a comfortable pension.

On Track With Diversity 2012

By Muriel Robison

Published in May 2012

ASLEF has a genuine commitment to the implementation or equal opportuntities in the railway industry. However, it is apparent that among train drivers in Britain, most of whom are ASLEF members, the vast majority are white, male and middle-aged.

Labour Law Review 2011 *Sold Out*

By Rebecca Tuck, Betsan Criddle & Claire Bowsher-Murray

Published in October 2011

The Institute's annual review of labour law is prodcued in association with Old Square Chambers

Legal experts have found much to comment on in this 2011 review of labour law. The authors tease out the implications of cases involving the minimum wage, health and safety, whistleblowing, working time regulations, TUPE and all aspects of discrimination law.

Fighting Back: resisting 'union-busting' and 'strike-breaking' in the BA dispute

By Prof Keith Ewing

Published in September 2011

The story of this publication relates to a dispute that had huge implications for UNITE and BASSA members whose lives were turned upside down by the demands of the employer.

But the nature of the dispute and the conduct of BA also have massive implications for british trade unionism generally.

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