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Low Wage Work in the United Kingdom.

Abstract:

The United Kingdom's labor market policies place it in a kind of institutional middle ground between the United States and continental Europe. Low pay grew sharply between the late 1970s and the mid-1990s, in large part due to the decline of unions and collective bargaining and the removal of protections for the low paid. The changes instituted by Tony Blair's New Labour government since 1997, including the introduction of the National Minimum Wage, halted the growth in low pay but have not r...

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Publication date:
2008
URN:
uuid:412c479a-20a0-499f-80b0-cc5d486cb2b5
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15427
Language:
English

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