Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Wages Councils and Abolition The TUC Perspective

Wages Councils and Abolition The TUC Perspective The TUC is opposed to the decision by the British Government toabolish wages councils, which if successful will worsen the pay andconditions of the 2.6 million workers covered by them, and many otherlow paid workers who use the rates set as reference points. Drawing ontheoretical literature and empirical research, explores the argumentsfor and against abolition and discusses the case for a statutorynational minimum wage. Concludes by arguing that the case for abolitionis far from proven on economic and social grounds, and that theintroduction of a statutory national minimum wage, combined with otheractive labour market intervention by the Government, is needed toovercome the problem of low pay. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Manpower Emerald Publishing

Wages Councils and Abolition The TUC Perspective

International Journal of Manpower , Volume 14 (5): 21 – May 1, 1993

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/wages-councils-and-abolition-the-tuc-perspective-F5IPk9eorI
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-7720
DOI
10.1108/01437729310033304
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

The TUC is opposed to the decision by the British Government toabolish wages councils, which if successful will worsen the pay andconditions of the 2.6 million workers covered by them, and many otherlow paid workers who use the rates set as reference points. Drawing ontheoretical literature and empirical research, explores the argumentsfor and against abolition and discusses the case for a statutorynational minimum wage. Concludes by arguing that the case for abolitionis far from proven on economic and social grounds, and that theintroduction of a statutory national minimum wage, combined with otheractive labour market intervention by the Government, is needed toovercome the problem of low pay.

Journal

International Journal of ManpowerEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1993

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$499/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month