Already the Government has changed inflation-uprating for pensions from one price index, RPI, to another, CPI, which on average is about 0.8% lower each year.
The Trade Union and Labour Party Liaison Organisation (TULO), the umbrella group for unions affiliated to the Labour Party, has written to Constituency Labour Party secretaries asking them to back the 30 November strike.
South East Region TUC march and rally: Assemble Lincoln's Inn Fields from 12 noon, march to rally 2pm Victoria Embankment.
Unison Greater London has initial plans for events as follows.
Inner London Hospitals 12 to 2pm: St Thomas'; St Mary's; UCLH; The London; St George's; Queen Elizabeth Greenwich; Westminster; Blood Transfusion Oxford Street
Outer London Hospitals 12 to 2pm: Croydon; Kingston; Harrow; Barnet; Hendon; NELFT/Queen's Hospital in Romford; Barking & Dagenham; Lewisham
Area events 12 noon: GLA/Southwark near City Hall; Tower Hamlets Town Hall; Camden; Lambeth in Windrush Square; LAS HQ; Islington on the Green; Hackney Town Hall; Haringey Civic Centre.
Workers' Liberty bulletin for the run-up to 30 November strikes. Also for use on the day itself.
Activists in “N30” unions — the unions that are set to participate in the mass public sector strike over pensions reform — are working hard to build for 30 November.
PCS has a live mandate for action from the June strike so we are not balloting again.
Over a thousand members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union who are part of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme or the Local Government Pension Scheme will be balloted to join the mass public sector strike action on 30 November.
Local government unions have vowed to continue building for strike action on 30 November despite new proposals from the Local Government Association intended to soften the blow of Tory pensions reforms.
The declaration by the Trades Union Congress that Wednesday 30 November will be the next “day of action” in the campaign against government pension cuts is enormously positive and must now be a key focus for organising.
Unions have set 30 November as the date for another one-day strike against pension cuts.