Want to tackle inequality? Shore up collective bargaining


Susan Hayter, Senior Specialist, Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

From the forums in Davos to the protests taking place on the streets: inequality is the defining challenge of our time. It hurts economic growth, denies workers their fair share and robs families of their hopes for a better future. The sources are well known.

As a new volume just released by the ILO shows, they include a lack of job opportunities, low wages, and inadequate social policies. They set off a domino effect, which harms the well-being of workers and their families today while closing the door to education and opportunities for generations tomorrow. Continue reading