Labour in a Globalised Economy:National Institutions Matter
|篇名||Labour in a Globalised Economy:National Institutions Matter|
Has the welfare models of small countries in the industrialised world and in the modern economies of the third world been ruined by globalisation? Is the only possible defence of the national welfare and equality policies formulated and introduced by unions and democratic socialist governments the building up of international institutions to match the multinational companies? If that is so, the unions, labour movements and regions in small and large nations hit by the policies of profit maximising multinationals have no future. The multinational corporations , moving their production facilities to the ”cheapest” nations, which promise subsidies, no taxes, no safety and health regulations and low wages - even no unions - are not under obligation to render account of their activities to any international body.