Trade Union Bill: Commons to debate government plans
14 September 2015
From the section UK Politics
Unions have said they will fight the government “tooth and nail”
Controversial plans to tighten rules on trade union strike ballots are to be debated in Parliament for the first time later – amid warnings of industrial and legal action.
The government’s Trade Union Bill proposes curbs on picketing and higher voting thresholds for ballots.
Unions say the bill is a threat to workers’ right to strike, with leaders vowing to fight it “tooth and nail”.
Business Secretary Sajid Javid said it will stop “endless” threats of action.
The Bill will receive its …read more
Source:: BBC UK