Not quite sure what this means:
In a co-ordinated move, general secretaries have compiled a set of policy proposals they wish to see implemented, including the right to take supportive strike action,
Is that like secondary strike action? We\’re not arguing about our own employer, we\’re on strike to support our borthers and sisters up the road?
This is worse though:
They want the lower earnings tax threshold reduced to £30 a week to allow poorly-paid workers access to sick pay.
Just as we\’ve all got to the point where we agree that we need to take the working poor out of the tax net, they\’re suggesting that the NI limit be heavily reduced, so as to bring more working poor into the tax net. Not sensible.