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The crisis of the unions

Dickson, T. and McLachlan, H. and Prior, P. and Swales, Kim (1987) The crisis of the unions. New Society, 81 (1288). pp. 9-11. ISSN 0028-6729

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Abstract

This article discusses the failed attempt to unionise IBM. A survey was conducted of the attitudes towards trade unions of employees at the main IBM plant in Greenock.