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A new row has broken out between two of Britain's biggest unions over a letter sent to construction employers by the general union GMB.Ron Todd, general secretary of the transport union TGWU, says the letter is a 'cynical' attempt to get new, exclusive recognition deals with the GMB.And he claims in a letter to John Edmonds, GMB general secretary, and Norman Willis, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, that it is playing into the hands of the non-TUC electricians' union EETPU.The ...

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