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Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today (Tuesday) to the delegates gathered at the 151st Trades Union Congress in Brighton,UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “These reforms promise a sea change in the workplace, one that’s long overdue. “It’s become far too easy for unscrupulous bosses to treat their staff unfairly, safe in the knowledge their […]
Privatisation demeans, damages and destroys. Privatisation was never a necessity, nor will it ever be. The toxic mix of privatisation and austerity was a political choice, but there is an alternative to this wanton profiteering.
Privatisation failed in the 80s, again in the 90s and it’s still failing today
Now, more than ever, we have a chance to push back against private profit and in favour of public need. In Manchester next week, we will continue to fight for just that.
This afternoon at the TUC, I was proud to lead the debate on public sector pay. For UNISON’s 1.3 million members, and millions more like them, there is no more important issue.