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The proper functions of trade unions

The public sector trade unions are threatening strike action over plans to reform their pension arrangements. These plans are so moderate and the current arrangements so generous to public sector workers that even the Labour Party appears to support them! In short, the trade unions are arguing that future taxpayers should fund them to the tune of £770 billion and £1,176 billion, depending on which estimate one uses.
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UK: Massive public sector strike hits services and schools

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers have gone on strike across the UK over planned pension changes.Teachers from three unions have walked out and about 40% of state schools in England and Wales have been closed or partial... Read Post

Public sector strikes live blog

News : Guardian News Blog (2 years ago)

Live coverage of today's mass union strike action by teachers, border control staff, health workers and others over public sector pensions 7.34am: We've also pulled together a comprehensive list of who else to follow today for Twitt... Read Post

Hundreds Of Thousands 'To Join Strike Action' Planned for June 30th 2011- 15th June 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are poised to go on strike with members of two teaching unions in protest at pay freezes and pension changes. The result of a strike ballot by the Public and Commercial Services Union (... Read Post


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