Cameron Tait

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11 steps to stem trade union decline

Cameron Tait

Membership in the private sector is less than a third of what it was at its peak, falling from 45 per cent to 13 per cent of the commercial workforce between 1979 and 2016. The key drivers of this change were legislation, industrial change, shifting business practice, and changing attitudes. Stemming membership decline will require…

Future Unions

Future Unions

Cameron Tait

Towards a membership renaissance in the private sector New research – supported by a wide range of union leaders – sets out a radical plan to reverse the decline in trade union membership and boost pay in the private sector. The 11-point plan is published by the Changing Work Centre, a joint initiative between the…

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Universal basic income and the future of work

Andrew Harrop, Cameron Tait

A universal basic income is a regular payment from the state to every citizen. The idea dates back centuries and has been promoted by voices on the left and right. In its purest form, it would represent a radical simplification of both the social security and tax systems, and comes with significant advantages and disadvantages….