Axel Gosseries/ Paul Loach/ Jonathan White

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Thursday 24 November 2011, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, LSE

Axel Gosseries, Professor, Louvain University, UCL, Permanent Research Fellow, Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS) and Research Associate, CPNSS, LSE

Paul Loach has been investing in, and developing, SME’s for 30 years. He has held directorships in a variety of companies and has an M.Sc. in Corporate Governance.

Chair: Jonathan White, Lecturer in European Politics, European Institute, LSE

In today’s economic climate, jobs seem more precarious than ever. Those who avoid redundancy can expect wage freezes and shrinking pensions. Should workers be given more say in management decisions? Or are workers’ rights the problem? What are the theoretical and practical issues at stake? This dialogue explored the prospects for workplace democracy – utopian ideal, or an idea whose time has come?