Future of work: The labour movement (Part 4: Alternative models)

Future of work: The labour movement (Part 4: Alternative models) Phuah Eng Chye (13 October 2018) Though the role of trade unions and the collective bargaining process have diminished, there is no shortage of alternative models that can be used to organise labour. Worker representation and co-determination trade union models. The US firm-level trade union … “Future of work: The labour movement (Part 4: Alternative models)”

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Future of work: The labour movement (Part 3: Assessing the social media-based model)

Future of work: The labour movement (Part 3: Assessing the social media-based model) Phuah Eng Chye (6 October 2018) Labour 3.0 seems to be evolving down the path of a grassroots social movement. This is made possible by the advent of social media which has provided the tools for self-organisation at the grass-roots level. Social … “Future of work: The labour movement (Part 3: Assessing the social media-based model)”

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Future of work: The labour movement (Part 2: Labour as a social movement)

Future of work: The labour movement (Part 2: Labour as a social movement) Phuah Eng Chye (29 September 2018) The decline of the trade unions was largely due to the transition out of manufacturing and the advent of alternative work forms. It was accompanied by a hardening in corporate and government actions against the labour … “Future of work: The labour movement (Part 2: Labour as a social movement)”

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Future of work: The labour movement (Part 1: Labour 3.0)

Future of work: The labour movement (Part 1: Labour 3.0) Phuah Eng Chye (22 September 2018) “What’s now required of us in labor is not a sentimental longing for the New Deal, an attempt to turn back the clock to a different economy and a different era, or a return to the collective bargaining model … “Future of work: The labour movement (Part 1: Labour 3.0)”

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Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment

Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment Phuah Eng Chye (8 September 2018) “If we were designing a labor market from scratch today, it’s unlikely we’d create one that rewards only full-time employees. It wouldn’t make sense given the many ways that people choose to – or must – work: independently, … “Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment”

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Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment

Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment Phuah Eng Chye (1 September 2018) Several task forces, commissions, institutions and study groups have been established to address the challenges posed by the disruption of traditional labour regulation. In this context, Anna Ilsøe point out employers and employees are no longer well defined due to fissure … “Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment”

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