In the end, whether or not a public sector union “wins” a strike or not depends upon what the public think of the reasons for striking. Mr Prentis said planned changes to pensions would lead to public sector workers paying in more, receiving less in retirement and working longer. True, but you probably don’t what [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Unions'
June 14th, 2011 · 26 Comments
September 15th, 2009 · 8 Comments
The leaders of some of Britain’s biggest unions saw their pay and perks rocket by up to 30 per cent last year, despite the impact of the recession on their members. Official figures reveal that some union barons have fared far better in the downturn than the ‘fat cat’ company directors they criticise, whose pay [...]
September 24th, 2007 · 22 Comments
An interesting little story here about the "fight" to get agency workers the same rights and privileges as permanent staff. Deborah French who worked in the slicing hall for 19 years packing bacon for Tesco and M&S is now joining her two sisters who were made redundant in that last round. One of them has [...]