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(ˈleɪbərɪst) or




(ˈleɪbəˌraɪt) or


1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who supports workers' rights
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a supporter of labourism
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Such tension played itself out amongst the pages of journals and was suggestive of a wider schism between labourist and humanist interpretations of socialism which was developing in the CPGB by the later 1950s, and would surface in the decade which followed.
Rather than mass action at the community level, or the development of alternative organizations, the predominant strategy was to insert socialist or labourist union leaders in key positions of power in the community.
The author was very much involved in activities supporting the left in her youth and she even entered the Communist Party, for one year in 1945-1946, only to eventually join the Labourist Party.
Security that challenges Barack Obama, gave the prime minister the needed impetus to try to win the election, after weeks that the polls have placed his party, Likud, behind The Zionist Union, centrist list led by labourist Isaac Herzog and former minister Tzipi Livni.
These will both re-activate the struggles for labourist corporatism briefly contemplated after 1945 and the productivism re-iterated in post-Keynesianism and neo-mercantilism during the past four decades (Crotty & Epstein 2009; Davidson & Dunn 2008; Epstein 2010; Goldstein & Hillard 2009; Reinert 2013).
The parliamentary alliance of social liberals and organised labour ended in 1909, whereupon labour assumed a large part of the social liberal agenda, moderated by labourist concerns around class-based inequality (Sawer 2003: 122).
So as far as I'm concerned, these old Labourist arguments [about working class unity] have no purchase at all.
It is evident that he moved from the social radicalism of his youth to a milder but tough-minded labourist position, but this requires further exploration.
The Manifesto writers were concerned with a growing divergence between single-issue, 'post-class' social movement campaigns, and a more traditional, Labourist 'working class' politics, and one of their main hopes was to see a reconnection of these 'new' and 'old' kinds of political movement.
The first details the development of a distinctive labourist cultural politics across the turbulent 1890s.
The mess was one of the British government's own making, a result of their New Labourist obsession with spinning 'selected' events and partially because their boss recoiled from the public accusation that he had 'gone soft' on terrorism.
The government's (early) commitment to wage indexation and tax cuts to safeguard working-class incomes was evaluated as labourist and gendered.