Following my recent post in order to gather opinions on the strike on November 30th, it is clear that opinion is divided. There are still a few days to go, but there are people who work in both the private, and the public, sectors who both support and oppose the strikes.
Unsurprisingly perhaps, most private sector workers oppose the strikes, while most public sector workers support the action. I do think that there is a lack of understanding – private sector workers do not seem to fully appreciate the degree of the cuts the government are proposing, while public sector workers feel victimised.
Clearly, both the government and the unions have some work to do, if not just to get the population at large to understand the facts.
Update 10th December 2011:
Views on strike action
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