Historical, institutionalised mind-sets have pre-programmed Labourâ€™s perception and initial starting-point framework they operate from.
Labour were borne out of confrontational, adversarial industrial actions fighting for worker rights. And back in the days of Michael J Savage those fights needed to happen â€“ for all of us today, so we could enjoy things like a 40 hour week and the employment laws we now have.
Ironically, with Labour being so successful at adversarial confrontation, decades later, theyâ€™ve become the architects of their own demise, because of their success at it.
As societies evolve at an ever increasing rate â€“ especially post computer/internet era â€“ human/social understanding of â€śbest practiceâ€ť with maintaining work-based/boss/worker relationships, has now evolved to such a point that the need for union-led industrial actions/strikes nowadays are largely over. Employment laws we enjoy today have helped frame those work based expectations and behaviour standards. As have social media that instantly disseminates information from anywhere to everywhere â€“ instantly.
The â€śrightsâ€ť and laws that were fought for back in the days before there was even an electricity sector Labour could attempt to sabotage – those laws, rights and employment conditions have now largely been set in stone through legislationâ€¦ largely making Labourâ€™s original reason for existence, mostly redundant in the hear and now of today. Â Read more »