UK prime minister Theresa May scales down her leadership pledge on employee representation in British boardrooms.
Prime minister Theresa May
Theresa May told business leaders at the CBI conference this week that the UK government will not force companies to directly appoint workers or consumers on to their boards, watering down an earlier pledge.
“While it is important that the voices of workers and consumers should be represented, I can categorically tell you that this is not about mandating works councils, or the direct appointment of workers or trade union representatives on boards,” the UK prime minister said at the conference on Monday.
“Some companies may find that these models work best for them—but there are other routes that use existing board structures, co
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