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Matthew Cole

Matthew Cole is a lecturer in technology, work, and employment at the University of Sussex, researching wage theft and technological change. He is an associate fellow of the Oxford Internet Institute and the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (Digit), and he is on the editorial board of Work, Employment and Society.

Unionising Amazon

Amazon could be forced to recognise a trade union in Britain for the first time following a groundbreaking campaign at the company’s Coventry site – proof that organising can succeed even in the most hostile of environments.

The Wage Theft Epidemic

In 2019, wage theft in Britain amounted to an estimated £35 billion. But unlike other forms of theft, it’s hardly ever prosecuted – because it’s a crime committed by bosses against workers.