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6 July 2011
The 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions was a historic event
9 June 2011
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
24 May 2011
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
27 April 2011
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...
19 January 2011
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).
14 October 2010
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.
1 September 2010
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.
9 August 2010
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...
7 July 2010
On 6 July Tory minister Francis Maude announced new legislation to attack civil service workers' redundancy pay, writes John McInally.
2 June 2010
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.
12 May 2010
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)...
21 April 2010
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.
31 March 2010
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.
24 March 2010
Pickets were out in force for the second time, taking strike action to stop cuts in the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, which would leave many PCS members tens of thousands of pounds worse off in the event of voluntary or compulsory redundancy. Reports from round the country.
17 March 2010
Following their well-supported two day strike on 8 and 9 March, up to 200,000 civil servants in the PCS union will be on strike again on budget day - Wednesday 24 March, writes John McInally, national vice-president PCS, personal capacity.
10 March 2010
Members of the PCS civil servants' union took strike action today to oppose the changes to the civil service compensation scheme.
9 March 2010
PCS members have demonstrated their anger at the attack on their Civil Service Compensation Scheme by staging a solid two-day strike that has affected courts, passport offices, jobcentres, tax offices and many other government services, writes John McInally, National Vice-President PCS, personal capacity.
3 March 2010
Civil servants on strike on 8 and 9 March: The government is going ahead with its plans to rip up the civil service compensation scheme (redundancy protection pay for civil servants), writes Nick Parker, a PCS member.
1 March 2010
PCS members have voted to take strike action and action short of a strike, including a national overtime ban. They are clearly determined to secure an acceptable settlement that defends their contractual rights under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, writes John McInally, national vice-president PCS, personal capacity.
10 February 2010
The ballot organised by the civil service union PCS for industrial action over plans to change the Civil Service Compensation Scheme has begun, writes John McInally, national vice-president PCS, personal capacity.
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