This act, on top of the already restrictive legislation governing strikes, such as mandatory postal ballots – introduced ridiculously high turnout thresholds, which have made exercising the right to take strike action even more onerous.
Tag: Susan Fitzgerald
The ongoing threat of outsourcing of work at Bombardier and the current redundancies, linked to outsourcing, are a huge challenge to the workforce. However, having led the battle to save jobs and skills, Bombardier workers have shown what they are capable of when united and mobilised and are now in a stronger position to deal with future threats, whether political or from the company.
The Socialist spoke to Susan Fitzgerald, Socialist Party activist and Unite Industrial Officer representing workers at Schlumberger in Newtownabbey.