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27 February 2012

Civil servants voting in new pensions ballot

More than 250,000 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) have started voting in a consultation over the next steps in the fight against the government's cuts to pensions...

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30 January 2012

PCS members in HMRC strike on 31 January

Around 20,000 PCS members in Revenue and Customs are taking strike action against the introduction of the private sector into contact centres

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PCS left Unity meeting: Organising to step up the pensions struggle

PCS left Unity meeting: Organising to step up the pensions struggle

11 January 2012

We say: NO WAY! Strike to defend pensions

On Saturday 7 January Left Unity in the PCS civil service union hosted an emergency open organising meeting because our movement in defence of public sector pensions is at a critical point, writes Janice Godrich, PCS President and national chair of PCS Left Unity.

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N30 - Millions strike back at Con-Dem government on 30 November 2011, photo by Paul Mattsson

N30, pic Paul Mattsson

30 November 2011

30 November shows... We can win!

TUC must set the date: next united strike before 31 January: Extract of the speech given by John McInally, PCS civil service union vice-president, at the Bristol strike rally on 30 November

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17 November 2011

Unite votes Yes to strike action on 30 November

Members of the union Unite who work in the public sector have voted resoundingly in favour of industrial action to defend their pensions...

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2 November 2011

30 November and beyond

Building a coordinated strategy for strike action against the Con-Dem cuts: The joint strike against the Con-Dem attacks on pension rights on 30 November could be one of the biggest strikes in modern trade union history, John McInally writes...

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27 October 2011

The 30th November strike and the Fire Brigades Union

On 18 October, the Fire Brigades Union issued a statement explaining why it is not balloting for strike action on 30 November. Socialist Party statement and a reply from Ian Leahair, FBU Executive Council Member for London.

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6 July 2011

30 June pension strike reports

The 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions was a historic event

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HMRC PCS members' strike, Sherbourne House, Coventry 8.6.11

HMRC strike, Coventry

9 June 2011

Customs & Revenue staff strike against attendance management policy

Reports from Bradford, Leeds and Coventry. Plus Cardiff - added on 13.6.11. On Tuesday 7 June, PCS members in HMRC across the UK walked out for an hour

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24 May 2011

Civil servants start voting in national strike ballot

More than a quarter of a million members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will start voting this week in their national strike ballot over cuts to pensions, jobs and pay

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27 April 2011

Workplace news in brief

London Midland: Train drivers working for London Midland are to vote on a package to end a long dispute over harmonisation of pay and leave entitlement...

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London anti-cuts demonstration jointly called by the NSSN, RMT, NUT, FBU, PCS and other unions, photo Paul Mattsson

PCS members protest

19 January 2011

PCS members vote for battle against cuts

Public and Commercial Services (PCS) members have given a resounding 90% 'yes' in an indicative ballot to reject the government's proposals to rip up their contracts and steal accrued rights on redundancy payments under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS), writes John McInally, PCS national vice president (personal capacity).

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14 October 2010

PCS fights to defend jobs and pensions

PCS's National Executive Committee (NEC) has rejected a "final offer" on the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS) from the Tory/Liberal government, writes John McInally, vice-president PCS personal capacity.

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1 September 2010

Civil service jobs under the cosh

Last week the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced the lost of almost 400 jobs from the Pension Service and Jobcentres. A PCS Member in the North East writes.

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9 August 2010

Hastings CSA - Civil Service trade unionist sacked

PCS union branch secretary at CSA Hastings, Sam Buckley, has recently become the fifth branch officer to be sacked on trumped up charges since November 2007...

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PCS members striking against Labour's cuts, photo Paul Mattsson

PCS members striking against Labour's cuts, photo Paul Mattsson

7 July 2010

PCS will fight new attack on redundancy pay

On 6 July Tory minister Francis Maude announced new legislation to attack civil service workers' redundancy pay, writes John McInally.

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2 June 2010

PCS conference Defend the public sector

The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) conference on 19-21 May was the first trade union conference since the election of the new Tory/Liberal coalition, writes John McInally, national vice-president PCS personal capacity.

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12 May 2010

PCS courts victory

THE PUBLIC and Commercial Services (PCS) trade union has won a major legal victory against the government on their plans to rip up members' contracts under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS)...

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21 April 2010

Civil service dispute continues

Labour ministers who think that PCS's campaign against the government's attempt to rip up our Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS) is over because the general election has been called are wrong - the campaign goes on until there is a negotiated settlement, writes John McInally, Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) national vice-president, personal capacity.

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PCS workers on strike and protesting outside the Welsh Assembly, photo Cardiff Socialist Party

PCS workers on strike and protesting outside the Welsh Assembly, photo Cardiff Socialist Party

31 March 2010

PCS: Striking against government attacks

Following the tremendous civil service two-day strike on 8 and 9 March, PCS members once again demonstrated their anger at the government's attempt to rip up their contracts under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, writes John McInally, Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) national vice-president, personal capacity.

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