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It seems the jobs for life scenario is under threat and "bully boy" management is using this tactic to keep wage negotiations down IMO..
Your right about a possible revolution…
Your main problem is your understanding of what we think of as a public sector worker.
If you are at the bottom of the ladder you are not to blame but you do forget that you have it far easier than say a factory worker. When times where good you got a pay rise you had or have an index linked pension.
Factory workes and other minimum wage works never got a pay rise as such just a change in the minimum wage that was in no way linked to inflation like the wage rises the pubic sector got when times where good.
The people near the top of the chain are the ones we are against…
…in saying that whinging because times are not good won't change it. Did you think that your particular gravy trian would ride forever?
Get over it times are tough and if your not at the top you can bloddy well suffer along with the rest of us or do something to move up the chain like we have to as well.
For most of 2009 the Government has been attempting to soften up the public for a savage Budget this December. Never has a Budget been more dreaded. The Government has made clear that it will base its Budget on cuts in social welfare payments, cuts in public services and cuts in public sector pay as well as axing health, education and capital building projects.
“Once again the poor, the unemployed, the pensioners, the low paid workers in both private and public sectors and families struggling with massive mortgages will bear the burden.
“With social welfare cuts it seems that the Government is determined to get blood from the stone. But when they are challenged to tax the super-rich we are told there isn’t even a stone!
I think it is fair to say .. that when the country is in a bad spot everyone should help out.
You truly got a bad go with that banking business ...
…and what will happen when the new base currency of the World is the Yen? .... Give you any ideas?
With the help of massive government stimulus action, China is now leading the world economy out of recession, according to a new OECD report.
China can afford the extra spending as its public finances remain strong. Gross government debt amounted to only 21% of GDP in 2008. The stimulus measures, which nevertheless dwarfed those of other countries, are expected to increase this debt ratio by only 3% of GDP in 2010. By contrast, gross public debt in OECD countries is projected to almost reach their total GDP this year and even exceed it in 2011.