NOTE: this event has unfortunately been cancelled due to the UCU strike. It will be rescheduled in the New Year.
How did nationalised industries work over the long twentieth century and what can we learn for possible future models?
There will be three papers:
Professor James Foreman-Peck: 'The rise and fall of the Nationalised Industries as a means of ownership and control'.
Dr Helen Glew: 'The system of Whitley Councils as the employer-employee negotiation machinery in the Civil Service'.
Billy Hayes: 'The challenges of bargaining within a nationalised industry '
Professor James Foreman-Peck is Professor of Economics at Cardiff Business School and Director of the Welsh Institute for Research in Economics and Development. Dr Helen Glew is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Westminster Billy Hayes is a former General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union (CWU). All welcome - tickets available at £5 to include a glass of wine.
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Tickets available at £5 to include a glass of wine.
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