A Tory minister charged with stewarding the vile Trade Union Bill through parliament was a shop steward at a TV studio which saw its news output shut down for more than a year by industrial action, research by Political Scrapbook has revealed.
The government’s vile union-busting proposals are so severe… Picketing workers should give their names to police, carry a letter of authorisation and wear an armband Authorities to be informed of placard slogans 14 days’ in advance Authorities to be informed of Twitter and Facebook posting 14 days’ in advance £20,000 fines for infrigements
UPDATE: PCS say they will sue Pickles over the changes unless he backs down, saying the changes are a breach of contract for staff: “Hopefully he will now see sense and not waste any taxpayers’ money trying to defend a legal case that we believe is cut and dried.” While the government has been careful to frame […]
Plymouth’s Conservative City Council are pursuing an unprecedented scorched earth policy, officially de-recognising Britain’s biggest public sector union in a battle over pay and conditions. In what has been described as a “completely disproportionate” move, Unison representatives have been told to “vacate their offices” after they refused to sign up to what they say are discriminatory changes to […]