Fears of a new winter of discontent 'overstated.'

Phillips, Lucy
November 2009
People Management;11/5/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 23, p6
The article focuses on the dispute between the Communications Workers Union (CWU) and the Royal Mail over pay, jobs and modernisation. According to Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) employee relations adviser Mike Emmott, the Royal Mail and transport sector were anomalies in terms of industrial relations. He added that it was likely a new Conservative government that will introduce legislation to deal with labor relations in essential services.


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