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Monday, 15 July 2013

A Defining Moment for Trade Unionism

‘Trade union leaders are now under great pressure. They and they alone have the opportunity to stop Miliband’s breath-taking changes from happening, and the opportunity to defend the principle of collective affiliation’ writes Professor Keith Ewing in stark contrast to the equanimity of some trade union leaders in responding to the Labour leader’s proposals for a new constitutional settlement between affiliated unions and the Labour Party based on individual opt in: