Leunig, Tim (2011) The right to strike is an important one, but the public and private sectors should be treated equally: government should ensure that when unions ballot members simultaneously, ballots are counted separately by employers. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.
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Today sees the largest public sector strike since the 1970s. Tim Leunig argues that the ability for public sector employees to strike should be equal to their private sector colleagues – i.e. when unions ballot members simultaneously, these should be calculated separately by employer. He argues that this would lead to fewer strikes and fewer working days lost to strikes.
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