COMMENT: BA strike: against the race to the bottom [Gregor Gall]

By Gregor Gall, Professor of Industrial Relations, University of Hertfordshire

The BA dispute in shaping up to be the key union battle of 2010, being on a par with strikes in the engineering construction industry and Royal Mail last year in terms of their significance for the wider labour movement. This is maybe a little odd in that a relatively small number of workers are involved compared to those in the engineering construction industry and Royal Mail. This is a dispute about accommodating to or resisting the ‘race to the bottom’ under the neo-liberalism.

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One Comment to “COMMENT: BA strike: against the race to the bottom [Gregor Gall]”

  1. Interesting write-up. Many thanks for posting

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