Public sector unions gain power


The Trade Unions and Employer’s Organisation Act of 2004 has opened opportunities for the public sector trade unions to identify with the power they have.

First, prior to the enactment of this law, the public service was not allowed to unionise. Civil servants had staff associations, with limited bargaining abilities.

Socially, financially, politically and otherwise, the public sector trade unions have become so powerful that after a decade, they are a force to reckon with. Their influence on the socio-political sphere has become visible. They are a powerful player that has nothing to beg even when facing the employer over the table.

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