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From The Socialist newspaper, 5 April 2017

PCS payday protests

PCS union activists protesting against the public sector pay cap, 31.3.17, photo by Chris Newby

PCS union activists protesting against the public sector pay cap, 31.3.17, photo by Chris Newby   (Click to enlarge)

PCS payday protests on 31 March were strongly supported across the country with thousands of members sending a clear message to the government. Members held photoshoots with PCS "break the 1% pay cap" placards at their workplaces and at protests to support the PCS demand for a rise of 5% or £1,200. The Socialist Party joined the protests including in London (above).

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