Unions let down by partnership deals and the consequences

Think-tank points to militant future for unions - Trade unions have little to gain from entering into partnership deals with employers, according to a new book from the government-funded Future of Work programme.

2.6 million reasons to be afraid in 2007 - Negotiators from the Transport and General Workers' union (T&G), Amicus and the GMB have agreed the start date for the formation of a 2.6 million member organisation. Scaremongering by personnel people.

TUC tells workers to 'sit down' - The health of thousands of workers is being damaged because they have to stand up at work, the TUC says.

Looking for a new job at the moment and need a little inspiration or advice? If so, try this link/blog - Secrets of the job hunt.

Two more work-related blogs - Anonymous lawyer - stories from the trenches, by a fictional hiring partner at a large law firm in a major city. And, WaitressBlog - disgruntled waitress bemoans the general public, life as a server, and those freaking women who order soup & salad combos.

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