The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) meets in Brighton from 21 to 23 May for its annual conference.
Following a 62% vote for strikes, members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) in the Sheffield DWP Contact Centre will strike on 7 May.
Members of the Independent Left network within the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) are standing in the upcoming National Executive Committee elections alongside members of the Independent Socialists.
Civil servants continued their industrial action on pay cuts, pension reform, and job losses with two half-day strikes in April.
From the PCS campaign (here).
“I’m really glad we’re doing it, I just wish we had more people along. There are a lot of different strands of action. It would help if we had one or two clear demands. Some members are disheartened because it isn’t coordinated with other unions but I think we’re the catalyst for other unions to take action. The teachers plan to take action soon.”
Working-class people saw further attacks in George Osborne’s 20 March budget in the form of cuts to benefits and a continued pay freeze for public sector workers.
A Workers' Liberty strike bulletin by civil servants, for civil servants.
PCS branches are mobilising to defend workplace reps victimised for union activity.
The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will begin a three-month programme of industrial action, including strikes, on 20 March, when George Osborne announces his budget.