TITLE

Unison slams delay on wider two-tier deal

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Public Private Finance;Mar2004, Issue 81, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 trade union in Great Union; Concerns of Prentis on payment and conditions of National Health Service; Criticisms against the privatization of the public sector.
ACCESSION #
12619664

 

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