The strike wave means more workers actively engaging with their unions. Many are frustrated by their leaders calling insufficient action to win, recommending rotten deals, or undermining democratic decisions. This is sparking a renewed interest in rank-and-file organisation, but there is confusion about what this means and what is possible. Ian Allinson explores the issues.
The UK’s EWC legislation still applies to all companies with their corporate headquarters on UK soil that were in negotiations to establish an EWC or already had an EWC in place on 31 December 2020.