FCA blocks employee email containing union petition - reports

Efforts branded a phishing exercise by the regulator

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has supressed employee efforts to drum up support for a petition urging colleagues to unionise with Unite, following suggestions the regulator was planning to quash automatic annual bonuses for employees.

According to a story in Financial News (FN), the email was sent internally to FCA staff by a group of dissatisfied employees and requested colleagues sign a petition that would recognise Unite as the union...

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