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Skill: the solution to low wage work?

Lloyd, Caroline and Mayhew, Ken 2010. Skill: the solution to low wage work? Industrial Relations Journal 41 (5) , pp. 429-445. 10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00578.x

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During the UK Labour government's 13 years in power, raising skill levels was seen as the principal mechanism to improve the position of workers stuck in low wage jobs. This article draws together research undertaken in low wage sectors to question the assumptions that underlay Labour's approach to low pay.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 0019-8692
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:47

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