A cartoon showing low-paid immigrant workers (vegetable pickers) attempting to use the same negotiating tactics as bankers. The tactic is to threaten to move abroad where the remuneration may be greater.
The employer is saying “They’ve got us over a barrel by deploying the classic ‘banker’s gambit’. Give us more money or we’ll go abroad.”
A cartoon about pay negotiations, labour markets, migrant labour, low pay, minimum wages, pay rates, global economy, city bonuses, city excess, greed is good mentality, competition, capitalism, economics, finance
Cartoon first published in Private Eye, December 2011