TUC – We are workers too. Represent us!
“It feels like everybody at the top is doing well but everybody else is going to have to suffer” says TUC chief Frances O’Grady on the Today programme this morning.
Couldn’t agree more, Frances. Its just that you and I might have varying ideas of where ‘the top’ starts. For me, its with anyone who is entitled to pay, sick pay, holiday pay, European working time directive – oh and who the Unions are prepared to represent because they are ‘workers.’ I get none of the aforementioned because the TUC – although their health and social care work members are dependent on me working round the clock for nothing – elect to describe me as ‘not a worker.’
(To my face, on one occasion. The person in question was lucky enough to be on strike because – unlike me – they could withdraw their labour without risk of fatality to someone…
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