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An attack on the trades unions is an attack on all of us.

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union website What have trades unions ever done for us, I hear you ask. // // Unions have brought significant changes to society, including: a national minimum wage; the abolition of child labour; … Continue reading

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How many Cabinet members would have failed the trade union ballot test?

Reposted from Union Solidarity International The list of Cabinet members who failed to secure 40% of the vote. They would not have been elected had the same criteria been imposed as strike ballots Half the members of the new Tory … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Senior HMRC officials hatch anti-union plot

Further to my earlier blog post https://glynismillward189.wordpress.com/2014/11/13/senior-hmrc-officials-hatch-anti-union-plot/ This is the letter all the fuss was about… says it all really! Read a transcript of the secret management document. KEY ARC – Association of Revenue & Customs (Union for senior HMRC … Continue reading

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Plans to Shackle Industrial Action Have a More Sinister Purpose

Reposted from Huffington Post  So now we know what the Conservative manifesto will say about industrial action. Strike ballots will require a 50% turn out to be valid. Breaches of the picketing code of practice will be criminalised. A whole new list … Continue reading

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Cameron cannot win his fight with the unions

Reposted from Politics.co.uk The looks on their faces….they’re probably thinking “even Dick Turpin had the decency to wear a mask when he was robbing you” If you can think of a better caption for the photo…post it now 🙂 Cameron’s … Continue reading

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Looks like it’s going to be a summer of strikes

Reposted from the Guardian I’m not a big lover of strikes, but when you are dealing with a bone headed government like the one we’ve got at the moment, who refuse to listen to concerns and discuss issues, then it … Continue reading

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