Monday 11 December 2017

Cuts expose fantasy of worker solidarity

IT seems that the law of the jungle applied when the Government decided on who would bear the brunt of public sector pay cuts.

Notions of fairness and, heaven forfend, 'morality' were clearly scoffed at.

As a public sector worker, one of the unlucky ones without my hand on the nation's power switch or air traffic control panel, I have had to swallow my medicine and take a 20pc pay cut over the course of the 'partial' financial emergency.

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