Unions are refusing to face up to reality

Tens of thousands of trade union members took to the streets of Dublin yesterday to demonstrate for ‘‘fairness’’ and ‘‘equality’’. The march was a prelude to a campaign of strikes and industrial action in the public sector which will see parts of the

21st February, 2009

Tens of thousands of trade union members took to the streets of Dublin yesterday to demonstrate for ‘‘fairness’’ and ‘���equality’’. The march was a prelude to a campaign of strikes and industrial action in the public sector which will see parts of the commercial and administrative life of the country brought to a standstill over the coming weeks.

Fairness and equality are difficult to argue against. But what...

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