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Freedom & Fairness
Empowering People at Work

Edited By Ken Coates
ISBN: 0-85124-440-8 (cloth)
ISBN: 0-85124-450-5 (paper)
157 p.
$43.50 Cloth
$26.50 Paper

Trade unions in Britain have undergone a double ordeal since 1979. Mass unemployment has diminished their bargaining power in many sectors, often weakening their actual membership, and eroding their funds. At the same time, there has been an unprecedented legal assault calculated to impose many restrictions on union behavior. These two pressures have forced unions to think and respond politically.