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Thursday, 9 October 2014

Individualisation of the work relationship

'Among the most striking features of the new forms of work organisation, in both the public and the private sector, we draw attention to demand-driven supply networks (DDSN), to management’s increased detachment from the practical aspects and details of work performance, and to an intensification of labour that contributes tremendously to the isolation of employees.' Articulating and representing the individual and collective views of workers in this new environment is a major challenge for trade unions writes Philippe Davies on the ETUI blog: