The private sector unions have been fantastically responsible during this recession. -Digby-Jones on today’s Guardian podcast. He’s probably right – look at wage growth. There is no winter of discontent here.
He goes in to say how the BA dispute is not about unions generally, but a public sector union preventing the B A management possessing the right to manage, with absurd Spanish practices.
It looks like the real test will be when the public sector faces redundancies.
And also condemns Brown for being a member of a union.