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The Trade Union Bill: A necessary progression or troublesome precedent?

A panel discussion on the Trade Union Bill


With the House of Lords recently voting to reject the government's proposals in the controversial Trade Union Bill, we look to discuss the implications the bill would make to the British working landscape. Proponents argue that the proposed Trade Union Bill will ensure less disruption in working people’s lives by controlling industrial action. Opponents say it raises a number of potential human rights concerns. Is this bill ‘undemocratic?’ Does it limit the rights of workers everywhere? Or does it protect society as a whole by ensuring that strikes have the clear support of the workforce? What example does it set for workers' rights and equality in the developing world?


Speakers:
Megan Dobney, Regional Secretary, Southern & Eastern Region, Trades Union Congress
Sara Ogilvie, Policy Officer for Liberty
Professor Len Shackleton, IEA’s Editorial and Research Fellow, and a Professor of Economics at the University of Buckingham
Chaired by the Revd Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James's Church, Piccadilly


Speaker(s):

Sara Ogilvie | talks
Megan Dobney | talks
Professor Len Shackleton | talks
Revd Lucy Winkett | talks

 

Date and Time:

27 April 2016 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

St James's Church
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL


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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

http://www.justshare.org.uk/events/4567220764

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