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.
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.