Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Trouble and strife ...

No that's not cockney slang ... but real trouble and strife I'm afraid ...

... attended the 'Joint Consultative Group' (for the Council) this afternoon - whose papers don't seem to appear on CPOL? - which is the main consultative body between the Trade Unions and local politicians on the Council.

To say the atmosphere was strained would be the understatement of the decade.

I sense really difficult 'industrial-relation' times ahead, and I'd humbly suggest to the Council Administration that they'd better start paying a bit more attention to their workforce (I'm not suggesting at the exclusion of their customers) if they want to avoid some really serious problems in the not-too-distant future.

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