Tories pledge to curb public-sector strikes

Littlefield, David
October 1996
People Management;10/24/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 21, p10
States that after a month in which Labour talked itself and the public into confusion over the subject of industrial relations policy, it was inevitable that the Conservative Party would try to cash in on what could become an important election issue. Confirmation made by Ian Lang, president of the Board of Trade about the public-sector unions; Concept in British industrial relations proposed by Lang; Information about the managers and unions in the public monopolies.


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