Yet again a strike which was supposedly about safety has gone away now that a large amount of money has been secured.
Posts Tagged: Strikes and Unions
Most Labour voters think their party should support strike action if pay demands are not met, and most voters think private sector wages are higher.
A widely-circulated article putting it all down to biased teachers doesn’t ring true.
Binding pendulum arbitration has dramatically reduced the number of strikes in New York,
Otherwise he risks leaving future governments even more at the mercy of the courts than they are at present.
With London at a standstill, the unions just showed who really runs the show.
Tourism in Sussex is being hit – an industry many poorer residents rely on.
He needs to stand up to the militant transport unions.
There’s no need for panicked action: new legislation is coming in, the right signals are going to the electorate, and as few potential converts are being alienated as possible.
We need new laws to cover transport and the emergency services.
May’s team judge that ineffective knee-jerk action will do more harm than good.
Graeme Archer: Criminalise the RMT – and give season ticket holders a say in deciding railway franchises
The shop selling “Really British” products should flog London to Brighton season tickets: nothing gets more Really British than the grinding misery of that journey.
Strikes are relatively rare – but it isn’t acceptable that certain services are still regularly disrupted by them
The transport sector is yet to shake off the bad habit of mass industrial action. Tougher rules may be needed.
Andrew Allison: Grayling must find his inner Reagan – and smash the rail strike that is holding commuters to ransom
If those striking drivers and guards don’t want to sign new contracts, that is their decision, and if they don’t, they must be shown the door.
Iain Dale: Does Grayling have a point about TFL? After all, it’s not known as Totally Failing London for nothing.
Plus: the Government should not reveal its Brexit negotiating hand. And: should I contest North Norfolk again after all?