How do you handle a dispute with a group of workers who are widely admired for their skill and bravery? How would you balance the need to be seen to be fair, with the urge to modernise a vital public service? These and many other questions faced employers and the Government during the recent (2002-03) industrial action by UK firefighters. In this 'Argument', we look back over the dispute and some of the business and economic issues it highlighted.
|Translated title of the contribution||The Firefighters' Dispute: Fanning the Flames?|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|