The right to strike threatened….again!

2 May 2014 As workers celebrated May Day on the streets of London, led by a huge contingency of RMT members paying tribute to their outstanding leader Bob Crow, Boris Johnson revealed that a future Tory government would introduce further restrictions on trade unions “on day one” of taking power.

2 May 2014| News

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2 May 2014

As workers celebrated May Day on the streets of London, led by a huge contingency of RMT members paying tribute to their outstanding leader Bob Crow, Boris Johnson revealed that a future Tory government would introduce further restrictions on trade unions “on day one” of taking power.

The mayor, elected by just 16.8 per cent of the city’s voters, said Mr Cameron has now agreed to impose a strike ban where less than half of a total workforce turns out to vote for it. It’s not a new idea. Tories on the GLA have been calling for such a ban since their spokesman for Transport published a report called Struck Out in 2013. In January 2014 IER reported similar