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02Aug91 UK: CONSTRUCTION UNIONS SLAM GOVERNMENT PLANS TO END CHECK-OFF SYSTEM.

Construction unions have blasted Government plans to end the check-off system, outlined in a Green Paper launched last week.Leaders of the transport union TGWU and construction union UCATT attacked the proposals as 'blatant electioneering' by the Conservatives.Other plans put forward in the Green Paper by Employment Secretary Michael Howard include giving workers the right to join the union of their choice.The Government is planning to end check-off arrangements by making it unlawful ...

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