A lesson from Transport for London
Posts about "industrial action"
If you've been following the Daily Links you'll know that there's been serious problems with the mail in Wimbledon thanks to Royal Mail deciding to "modernise".
Whoever you are, wherever you are, best wishes to you all, and remember - drink responsibly, certainly don't get unlicensed minicabs home, and most of all remember that quadruple vodkas are never a good idea.
Well with a tube strike on New Years Eve looking increasingly likely, it's time to dig into the archives and just point you towards what I wrote back in August 2004 about The PR Of Strikes. Most of it's relevant in this case with just a few minor changes here and there.
With todays strike at the BBC naturally being a story I'm interested in, I thought I'd keep an eye on the press and websites for some interesting quotes.
Well the day got off to a good start when I woke up at 4am and my body completely refused to go back to sleep.
This is why tomorrow is difficult.
I never cease to be surprised by the stupidity of some unions. Any strike is a PR disaster for a union, but some unions seem to revel in making the disruption for the public as great as possible.
You know, I'd actually have some sympathy with the tube strike today if I actually believed in what they were striking for. But when they're striking after being offered a 6.75% pay rise over two years and the promise to ensure they work a five day week, well all you can think to say is 'gready f***ers'.
It's been getting on for a week since the postman visited the front door of Bods Towers, thanks to a raft of unofficial strikes that have hit London.