Democratising Work in the 21st Century

How can work be democratised and decommodified, so that workers feel more fulfilled in their jobs and have a greater say at their workplaces?

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What We Can Learn from the UK’s Four-Day Week Trial

The largest four-day week trial could be transformative but for wider appeal, campaigners need more than the empirical evidence it will provide.

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Putting Time at the Heart of Political Ecology

Changing our relationships with time and work remains a key task for progressive forces everywhere. This an opportunity for green politics to suddenly become urgent.

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How Do EU Free Trade Agreements Protect Workers?

Jean-Claude Juncker’s outgoing EU Commission emphasised a fair approach to trade – how far do the steps it has taken go towards protecting workers?

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Recasting Work in an Era of Insecurity

Fundamental upheavals to work are destabilising hard-fought protections. Labour codes – and work itself – must be reshaped to reflect the economic realities of our time.

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A Labour Code for the 21st Century

Alain Supiot makes an ambitious and much-needed proposal for a labour law reform that would protect workers while creating autonomy in the organisation and design of work.

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Labour at your Fingertips

For some, the gig economy is the new reality of work and opportunity. For others, it is a return to power relations that labour law hoped to, and perhaps still can, stamp out.

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