Now -read the book!

Here is a link to my memoirs which, if you are a glutton for punishment, you can purchase online at
Men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name. (William Morris - A Dream of John Ball)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Solidarity with workers taking action this week - you've got it right!

Congratulations to PCS members taking action today in the fight for fair pay and to UNISON members in the health service taking action short of strike action.

Public service workers deserve a decent pay rise – and will only get this by taking action. In local government, our pay has only ever edged ahead of increases in average earnings after national strike action.

Local Government workers who discover that the reason our National Joint  Council (NJC) Committee suspended our strike action and failed to recommend rejection of unsatisfactory proposals is because they were doing what they were told by the employers will conclude that we should soon be joining our comrades in other unions again.

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