Pay free signals 'war on public sector'

July 2010
Community Care;7/1/2010, Issue 1825, p6
The article reports on trade union Unison's views on a two-year public sector pay freeze from 2011 proposed by British chancellor George Osborne in his emergency budget. According to Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, the budget has resulted in a feeling of shock and anger among public sector workers for being victimised with job cuts and pay freezes. Osborne announced that workers earning more than 21,000 pound a year will have to undergo a two-year pay freeze.


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