TITLE

Prison strike affects all public sector

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the potential influence of a wildcat strike by prison officers on the British government's future handling of the public sector. According to Mike Emmott, employee relations adviser, the national strike over pay by 20,000 prison officers would influence the government's wider approach to pay negotiations, headcount reductions and the private sector's involvement in the public sector. The strike came after a dispute between the prison officers' union and the government over the decision to stagger the pay increase in 2007.
ACCESSION #
26635425

 

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