On 10 May the PCS civil service union is striking against the government’s “work longer, pay more, get less” changes to public sector pensions.
The precise extent of the public sector pensions strike on 10 May remains unclear, as some unions are pushing the day as a mere “day of action”, while others emphasise walkouts and pickets.
The National Executive of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) has voted to strike on 10 May in the battle against government pensions reform.
The far right, racist English Defence League demonstrated outside the Home Office in central London on 17 April.
A recent decision by the leadership of the Unite union’s health section to “aim for” another strike over pensions on 10 May offers a glimmer of hope in the battle to revive a national industrial campaign on the issue.
The PCS union Executive’s statement on why it was overruling the 73% vote from PCS members for a further strike on 28 March against the Government’s pension changes promised instead a hope of “industrial action... before the end of April”.
The leaders of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) have voted not to call national strike action on 28 March.
To turn round the public sector pensions campaign now will need not much less than a miracle.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) in Merseyside struck for three hours on Monday 5 March.