HR chiefs back Labour Party on strike refusal

Scott, Anna
August 2008
People Management;8/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p7
The article reports on the support given by human resource (HR) professionals to the decision by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to reject trade union demands for a return to secondary strike action in 2008. Gillian Hibberd, corporate director of people and policy at Buckinghamshire County Council in England, said Brown was right to reject the picketing proposals. Ian Westall, HR director at TheTrainLine, noted that the country is in an economic downturn and so membership of the Labour Party will go down, so trade union funding is essential.


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