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Plans to restrict trade union work 'risk serious consequences' for staff

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This just is another part of the government's plan to draft healthcare workers into working for negligible amounts in a privatised NHS. Curtail the amount we can earn as agency workers because the free market should be rigged for bankers but interfered with when nurses are taking advantage of poor workforce planning despite a 14% loss in salary on average. Cut funding for key areas of the NHS and social care to make the system fail. Attack doctors pay to make it a '7 day NHS'. Tell public sector workers that they are unlikely to even get a 1% increase in pay this year. Oh and then take away their ability to strike so that they have no way out. Top it off with the 6 Cs and you've got MPs decrying us for failing to be committed if we ever do strike. You've got to admit it's a great way to ensure that Bupa/CareUK can keep their staffing costs down when the end finally comes. Privatised gains + socialised losses and a sprinkle of well placed lies = Conservative economic policy.

Posted date

11 September, 2015

Posted time

7:04 pm

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