Public sector braces itself for further strikes

Brockett, James
September 2008
People Management;9/18/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p7
The article reports on the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Employment Relations survey of more than 850 employers in Great Britain which indicates that more strikes will take place in the public sector in 2008, with 51% of organisations anticipating industrial action from their staff. This compares with 28% of private-sector firms believing their workers may take action. Ninety percent of respondents predicted that pay would be the critical issue in any dispute.


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