Trade Union Congress Chief Tells UK Prime Minister Stop Playing to Brexit - TNBC UK

The General Secretary of British Trade Union Congress told Theresa May to “stop playing to the bad boys at the back of the class” over Brexit and “start listening ”.

Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of British Trade Union Congress told she did not get the guarantees on the rights of the workers she claimed in a meeting with the Prime Minister in Downing Street.

The TUC leader pleaded Mrs. May to take a no-deal Brexit “off the table”. Mrs. May is attempting to compromise with union leaders after her Brexit deal was elected by MPs in the last week. Few of them supported detaining Brexit and others support another poll. It comes a day after Sony declared it was scheming to shift its European headquarters from the UK to the Netherlands for avoiding interruptions triggered by Brexit.

And Aeroplane maker Airbus has alerted that it could move wing-building out the United Kingdom in the future whether there is a no-deal Brexit.

After meeting with the UK Prime Minister, Ms. O’Grady told the workers were concerned about their jobs and required satisfaction about their future.

The TUC General Secretary told, “ We have a prime minister on a temporary contract – she cannot bind the hands of a future prime minister”.


He added, “ People wanting her job are on record as saying Brexit is an opportunity to reduce workers’ rights. The prime minister, frankly, has to stop playing to the bad boys at the back of the class and start listening to where I think Parliament is, which is wanting no deal off the table and more time for genuine talks to take place.

Unison leader Dave Prentis told he trusted it to be “ in the interest of everyone” that Article 50, the process taking the UK out of the EU at the end of March, was expanded. He said,  “Time is precious and we do need that time ”.

He added, “We would want Theresa May to move away from just appeasing the right wing of the Tory party and to actually talk about what is best for this country ”.

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