The UK government has threatened to tighten the organization of strikes

Previously called for reform legislation made by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Under the current labor law, adopted in the days of Margaret Thatcher, strike out if she voted for the more union members than against it. The head of London believes that for a strike vote should the vast majority of union members - more than 50%.

Until now, the coalition government to avoid questions that will inevitably pit him with the unions. However, against the background of how there are new threats of strikes, Cameron said he was willing to consider proposals that will help prevent large-scale actions.

"I'll be very happy to consider such proposals.Because I want to be in the country established a firm base for the law on trade unions, "- said the prime minister.

"I think the laws of 1980 are effective. Now we have no concrete suggestions for change, but I'll be glad to consider the arguments, because I do not want to see another wave of irresponsible strikes, even when they are supported by a majority of voters (union members)" - he added.

A few days ago, London Underground staff have threatened to strike on the wedding day of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, requiring a triple pay and more time off work for a national holiday.On the eve on his page on Twitter, which has more than 130,000 followers, Johnson called on all "bombard" the site of the trade union Aslef, demanding to abandon plans for the April strike.

Ready to vote on another airline workers protest British Airways, whose strike last year led to chaos in the fifth terminal of Heathrow, from flying British Airways.

In this case, no major union has not agreed to establish a moratorium on strikes during the London Olympics in 2012.

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