Millions of teachers, nurses, civil servants and other public sector workers are to lose their right to national pay rates, the Chancellor George Osborne will announce in next week’s Budget.
On of the glaring problems with the UK eonomy is to be addressed.
As we know, national pay rates for nurses kill people. About time we changed that.
Of course, what he\’s actually doing doesn\’t go far enough. Instead of calibrating public sector wages to private on a regional basis, good though that would be, the entire idea of centralised pay bargaining should be taken out and shot. Workers negotiate with workplace.
Just as the private sector does.