Whitleyism

Whitleyism

a system of permanent voluntary boards in English industries in which both management and workers settle matters of wages, hours, etc.
See also: Organized Labor
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The position of local government as a major employer of labour is usefully examined in the context of Whitleyism.
So widespread was the popular appeal of Whitleyism at this time that even Allan Smith, the strongly antilabor head of the Engineering Employers' Federation who served as chair of the employers' group on the joint committee, felt compelled publicly to support the Whitley Councils approach, even though he privately opposed such cooperation.
Carter Goodrich was essentially correct when he observed that there was "no break in the long series from Syndicalism to Whitleyism:' nor, he might have added, from Whitleyism to company unionism.