Labour states terms for union recognition

Littlefield, David; Merrick, Neil
July 1996
People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p12
Declares the policy for labor unions recognition by the United Kingdom's Labour department at the Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) conference. Terms for the recognition of trade unions defined by David Blunkett, United Kingdom's shadow employment secretary; Statements of Gillian Shephard, UK's secretary of state for employment, on government regulations of unions; Call for employee protection after one year.


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