Energy and construction unions have welcomed the final go-ahead given by the European Commission to build Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation at
See how smart the nuclear sector is in getting the trade unions on board for defending its short-term interests: ‘Unions have signed a ground-breaking industrial relations agreement to build the new station. The ‘Common Framework Agreement’ establishes how industrial relations will be managed on the project and guarantees that the signatory unions will be provided with the necessary facilities to ensure workers are treated fairly.’. Similar aliiances between the old energy complex (fossils and nuclear) and unions can be observed in the coal sector (e.g. in Poland).