Government is considering new reforms to help protect public service workers
and avoid further confrontation with trade unions, according to reports.
Government is apparently discussing a move that would give central government
staff the same level of protection for pay and conditions as public sector
workers at local level.
such deal would cover services provided by central government, the Home Office,
the Department of Health and the Ministry of Defence.
Financial Times claims ministers want to extend a deal struck in February which
forced private companies providing local services to offer transferring
staff terms that were ‘no less