Prospect news stories
Prospect members at the Intellectual Property Office are to take industrial action in February after a ballot of members voted with a huge majority in favour. In a turnout of 65%, 88% voted in favour of strike action and 90% for action short of a strike.
The government is stripping workers of their fundamental rights with its plans to cap unfair dismissal payments and introduce settlement agreements that remove the right to go to an employment tribunal, Prospect said today.
Calls for a general strike against the austerity policies of the government were today rejected by Prospect following a heated debate at TUC.
Members at Dundee airport will take one-day strike action on Monday, April 30, immediately followed by a work-to-rule, including an overtime ban.
QinetiQ, the privatised company that provides scientific and technical backup to the Ministry of Defence, has been accused of union-busting, after announcing today that it is terminating recognition with all its trade unions with effect from 31 March.
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