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Gillespie: Foundations of Economics 2e

Unit 17

Employee rights
For information on employee rights visit

Executive pay
There has been much discussion in recent years about the levels of executive pay. For more on this visit

International Labour Organisation
"The International Labour Organization is the UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. It was founded in 1919 and is the only surviving major creation of the Treaty of Versailles which brought the League of Nations into being and it became the first specialized agency of the UN in 1946."

Trade Unions
To find out about employee rights and current employee issues visit the Trade Union Congress (TUC) website. The TUC represents the major trade unions in the UK.