TITLE

Ferries dispute is harbinger of battles to come

AUTHOR(S)
Keen, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
People Management;3/23/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on dispute of Meridian Ferries with the British transport union on the use of cheaper foreign workers. Comment of Kevin Root, Meridian's operations manager on cost of efforts on the dispute; Views of Tony Santamera, the RMT's national shipping secretary on affairs of non-European Union nationals on wages in United Kingdom; What the French government is pushing for the benefit of French workers.
ACCESSION #
9711073837

 

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