Saturday 10 December 2016

Unions will hold us all to ransom

Published 14/07/2009 | 00:00

It has been obvious for some time now that the unions have been positioning themselves to lead some sort of socialist grab for power.

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Their threat last week to create industrial unrest by way of strikes if public sector pay was reduced is typical of the failed dogma of the trade union movement.

The unions believe that taxing the private sector more on dwindling wage packets to protect the pay of public sector workers is actually a workable economic model.

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