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Strikes will cost unions tens of millions, but how long can they hold out?

12 December 2022

Professor Alex Bryson (IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education & Society) explained that unions "are businesses, after all — they have assets, employees and debts" and therefore do not have unlimited resources to keep strikes going indefinitely.

Read: Times (£), More: Listen: Radio 4 'Call You and Yours' (from 35 mins), Listen: Faculti 'Trade unions and the wellbeing of workers'