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27 September 2017
The demonstration outside Tory party conference in Manchester on 1 October is the first main mobilisation since the TUC congress
11 September 2017
The National Shop Stewards Network rally in Brighton on 10 September was the most inspiring yet
6 September 2017
NSSN lobby of TUC 10 September: This summer has seen a wave of strikes. Now we need determined coordinated action across the public sector to smash the pay cap and fight for a £10 an hour minimum wage for all
1 February 2017
In December 2016 I was elected chair of PCS Left Unity, which is a rank-and-file organisation that brings together left activists in the union. It is open and democratically run. The Socialist Party has consistently recognised the importance of working with other left groups and independents, which is why we have always argued for the right to disagree on policy issues while standing for maximum unity in elections.
23 November 2016
The fifth anniversary of the public sector pension strike allows an opportunity to reflect on the most significant and defining trade union struggle of the recent period.
2 November 2016
An opportunity now exists to build a mass party that offers an alternative to endless austerity, on the basis of socialist policies. This would be a major step forward
1 June 2016
PCS has been to the fore in resisting government cuts and attempting to bring together public sector unions in coordinated action.
18 May 2016
National Museum Wales workers, on indefinite strike, rallied in Cardiff
13 April 2016
John McDonnell described Sheffield as the City of Resistance. It certainly felt like it on 9 April as 700 people marched
6 April 2016
Save BIS Sheffield: The Tory government wants the complete destruction of the civil service - its latest attack could see more than 600 government buildings close throughout the UK.
9 January 2016
PCS's executive has endorsed continued discussions about Trade Union Momentum
25 November 2015
Over 700 gathered at Westminster Central Hall on 21 November
7 October 2015
100,000 people marched through Manchester on Sunday against the Tories
15 September 2015
There was standing room only as hundreds of trade union activists attended the National Shop Stewards Network rally and lobby of the TUC in Brighton on 13 September
2 September 2015
Kill the bill!: Rob Williams explains why all trade unionists should come to the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress to build the pressure for mass action to defeat the Tories' planned anti-union laws.
2 September 2015
'Corbynmania' saw no let up throughout August. Thousands thronged to hear the left-wing candidate for Labour leader across the land. Meanwhile, the party's Blairite bureaucracy is trying to purge new supporters and skew the election.
15 July 2015
The National Gallery will be hit by a summer of strikes if senior managers and trustees refuse to return to negotiations to avoid privatisation, the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) says
8 July 2015
Militant trade unionists from across the country gave inspiring accounts of strikes and struggles against austerity. Britain needs a 24-hour general strike.
20 May 2015
Defend NHS pay: Nurses could strike if the Tories' talk of a "seven-day NHS" results in attacks on unsocial hour and weekend working payments, according to the leader of the Royal College of Nurses, Dr Peter Carter
10 February 2015
The government plans to render PCS incapable of defending and representing its members, and to silence its opposition to cuts and privatisation, writes John McInally
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