Public sector must wake up quickly

How do we explain the fact that - at a time when thousands of job are lost in the private sector weekly - the people going on strike for their pay and conditions are the massed ranks of the untouchable public sector workers?

9th May, 2009

How do we explain the fact that - at a time when thousands of job are lost in the private sector weekly - the people going on strike for their pay and conditions are the massed ranks of the untouchable public sector workers?

Only by reflecting on the extraordinary position that public sector unions have attained in our polity.

Last week, nurses and members of Impact became the latest in a long line of public...

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