Unions told: `get involved in training'

Prickett, Ruth
November 1998
People Management;11/26/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 23, p14
Reports on the call of the Trades Union Congress for unions to use money to negotiate development opportunities at work. Significance of the use of learning as a bargaining tool in union negotiations with employers; Launching of two reports on the unions' role; Comments from Jimmy Knapp, general secretary of the RMT union.


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