A new union at HMRC, the R&C Trade Union (RCTU), says it can get a better deal for its members by talking with managers rather than striking.
The RCTU was created earlier this year by former members of the PCS. The RCTU claims that the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, which represents about 60,000 workers at HMRC, is too reliant on strike action, too closely aligned to far-left political organisations and doesn’t listen to its members.
“To those who say the employer will not respond a national level and the only way is industrial action, we say it has not worked in the past and will not in the future and that means we go on the way we are,” the RCTU says on its website.
“The employer goes on and we remain bottom o...
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