Monday, May 22, 2006
Trade Union Threatens to Blackmail Labour Party
Now I know this might be considered an old-fashioned view, but I always thought that trade unions were supposed to act in the interests of their members. It's interesting to note therefore that the Communication Workers Union has
blackmailed threatened the Labour Party with the withdrawal of its financial support (worth several hundred thousand pounds a year) if the Government doesn't withdraw plans for Royal Mail to issue shares to CWU members. Perish the thought that trade unions would actually rather like to own shares in the business they work in!