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TUC General Strike bid and calls for union legislation

The TUC voted to explore the staging of a General Strike - similar to the 1926 action - but some Conservatives think laws are needed to make it harder for unions to call members out.

David Thompson examined whether British workers have become more militant amid the calls for tougher legislation and claims such action would be illegal.

He spoke to Conservative MP Dominic Raab and Prof John Kelly, Professor of Industrial Relations, at Birkbeck College.

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  • 19 Sep 2012
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