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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
16 May 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:24:16
Description
Decision Makers- Closed shop unions, presented by Terry Dignan. How unions and employers can force employees to join a union in order to do or keep a job and the Conservative Party backbench campaign against this. Arguments for and against and alternatives to the closed shop are discussed. Speaks to: MPs George Gardiner and Joan Maynard; Employment Secretary Jim Prior; Alex Kitson, TGWU and Doris Todd, school dinnerlady. Engineer Dave Dawson.
Contributors
James Prior; Joan Maynard; Dave Dawson; Terry Dignan; Alex Kitson; George Gardiner; Doris Todd
Keywords
Legislation; Trade unions; TGWU; Labour relations; Employee rights; Employers; Labour law; Civil and political rights; Open and closed shop

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