Labour’s Industry and¬†Employment¬†policywas written in¬†the¬†50s by the “self serving unionists”. With¬†National Awards, centralised wage setting and a plan to kill off the Hobbit movie it certainly looks like the unions¬†have written this policy.
Extend the right to organise and¬† collectively bargain to contractors who are primarily selling their labour
That little clause would see the Hobbit movie and others like it killed off. labour is really pandering to the unions.
However unionised workers¬†currently¬†make up only 17.4% of the workforce. Perhaps this is Labour’s goal for the party vote come November 26.
Farrar has posted a nice graph that shows those nostalgic days that Labour would¬†have¬†us return to.