Labour faces calls to enforce two-tier code

Day, Karen
September 2003
Public Finance;9/26/2003, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the growing campaign of unions to undermine local government deal on the two-tier workforce. Allegations that two London boroughs, Westminster and Wandsworth were attempting to parts of the Best Value Code; Effects of the code on workers in outsourced contracts terms and conditions; Denial of spokesman for Westminster on the allegations.


Related Articles

  • Two-tier tactics under scrutiny. Mullen, Rosalind // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/27/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4261, p18 

    Reports on criticism over the decision of the government of Great Britain to set up a code of practice to eradicate the two-tier workforce in local authorities contracts, as of February 2003. Overview of the revisions made on the Transfer of Undertakings regulations; Speculation over the...

  • Unison slams delay on wider two-tier deal.  // Public Private Finance;Mar2004, Issue 81, p5 

    Reports on warning given by Dave Pentis, general secretary of Unison, to Great Britain Prime Minister Tony Blair concerning his failure to end the two-tier workforce in health and education in Glasgow, Scotland. Possible impact of the situation on relationship between the administration and the...

  • The Two-Tiered Labor-Management Agreement and the Duty of Fair Representation. Liggett, Malcolm H. // Labor Law Journal;Apr87, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p236 

    The article focuses on the issue of a labor union's duty of fair representation when it agrees to a clause specifying a two-tiered compensation scheme. The two-tiered labor management agreement has re-surfaced during the recent spate of concession bargaining. The disparate treatment of a single...

  • Unions urge the re-opening of two-tier workforce talks.  // Public Private Finance;Oct2002, Issue 67, p4 

    Reports that the public sector trade unions are pushing for a prompt resolution of talks on the two-tier workforce. Pledge of Tony Blair to work with the unions.

  • Unions rebuff two-tier workforce inquiry. Day, Karen // Public Finance;06/08/2001-06/14/2001, p9 

    Reports reaction of different labor unions on the two-tier workforce issue in Great Britain. Investigation of the Office of the Government Commerce (OGC) on the effects of privatizing the public sector workforce; Concern over the condition of part-time workers; Credibilty of OGC to conduct the...

  • Two-tier wages gaining ground in union shops. UCHITELLE, LOUIS // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;3/14/2013, Vol. 76 Issue 31, p2 

    The author reflects on two-tier wage payment system in the U.S. According to him, some of the most spectacular labor unions have agreed to reduce the pay of newly hired workers in response to persistent demands from employers for lower labor costs. He opines that there are two-tier union...

  • United we stand, divided we save. Buss, Dale // Automotive Manufacturing Solutions;Mar/Apr2005, p18 

    Looks at the two-tier wage system accepted by the United Auto Workers union in the U.S. as of March 2005. Coverage of the wage system offered by different automotive companies; Significance of the system to the union according to David Cole, director of the Center for Automotive Research at the...

  • U.S. to feel impact of 2-tiered wage system in Mexico.  // Rubber & Plastics News;6/16/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 23, p8 

    The article focuses on the impact of two-tier wage system in Mexican auto industry on the U.S. rubber workers. Auto industry unions have agreed to two-tier wages to keep auto plants in Mexico, and are willing to accept low pay for new workers. It is stated that anything the auto industry does,...

  • FOR LABOR, A NEW, TWO-TIERED REALITY. MCKEOUGH, KEVIN // Crain's Chicago Business;12/6/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p29 

    The article offers information on the two-tier wage system. It states that the system under which salary scales are decided for the senior employees and newly appointed employees, creates internal conflicts among the employees. It mentions that union concessions are demanded by majority of the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics