Industrial reaction

Intense discussions are under way between unions and government officials in a bid to avert a national strike, but will they be enough to keep workers off the streets

21st March, 2009

Fears that many private offices and public services will grind to a halt tomorrow week are intensifying, as workers continue to ballot on a national strike. With teachers and nurses already signed up to the industrial action - resulting in the closure of the country’s schools - many unions are confident that they will get the go-ahead from their members to take to the streets on March 30.

Many ballots for strike action were...

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