Posts by Nikolaus Hammer

Nikolaus Hammer, Lecturer in Work and Employment, University of Leicester

Growth and degradation in UK apparel manufacturing

Low paid, precarious and informal employment is commonplace in a sector shaped by new regulatory regimes and global manufacturing trends How is it that wages in the apparel manufacturing sector in the UK have been pushed well below the national minimum wage, and basic work and employment standards are frequently violated? Even in one of the industries most exposed to … Continue reading

9 August 2016 by Nikolaus Hammer
Categories: Employment, Politics and policy, Rethinking Recovery, SPERI Comment Tags: