Working for the Economy: the Economic Case for Trade Unions Report Launch
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 from 17:00 to 19:00 (GMT)
We would like to invite you to the launch of our new report on "'Working for the economy- the economic case for trade unions" at the University of Greenwich on 27 Oct 5-7pm, followed by wine reception at Queen Anne Building Room QA180, London SE10 9LS.
Professor Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre
Alice Martin, New Economics Foundation, Researcher
Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Jo Galloway, Unison, Area Organiser, UNISON Greater London Region
Dr Amanda Sackur, UCU, Regional Support Official
Andy Prendergast, Senior Organiser, GMB
Mike Clancy, General Secretary, Prospect
The study carried out by economists from the University of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre and New Economics Foundation finds that strengthening trade unions could boost the UK economy by up to £27.2bn.
The closest DLR station is Cutty Sark, the closest train stations are Greenwich and Maze Hill.
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