United Kingdom -Trade union Unite proposes general strike -April 08, 2013

In a document submitted to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the trade union Unite, which has 1.4 million members, is calling for a 24-hour general strike against austerity measures. The proposal will be discussed at a meeting of the TUC's general council on 24 April 2013. No strike date has yet been suggested.

English: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22029895

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9977306/Millions-will-answer-call ...


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