How a Tory Brexit could finally unite Britain’s workers | Zoe Williams

Boris Johnson’s deal is such a threat to workplace rights, and will affect so many, that an energised resistance is inevitable

It is not unreasonable for the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and assorted organisations concerned with the nation’s prosperity, to concentrate on the future of the customs union – or more precisely, what the future for British workers will look likewithout it. “The jobs or wages of men with low formal qualifications working in skilled manual occupations may be under particular threat,” remarked Agnes Norris Keiller, author of the IFS report, leaving “as you might expect, if you decimate your manufacturing sector” judiciously unsaid.

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Source: Guardian GiG Economy

How a Tory Brexit could finally unite Britain’s workers | Zoe Williams

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