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Unions must be called to account

Published 02/02/2011 | 05:00

Trade unions need to be reformed at the very least. The weakness in their strategy of industrial action invariably hurts the very people they purport to represent -- the ordinary Joe Soap.

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However, there is another aspect of their business that is never questioned: the salaries of their leaders and the absence of published accounts.

The ordinary member has no idea where his or her subscriptions go to, particularly in relation to leaders' wages.

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