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DWP staff walkout in Glasgow

Issue No. 2051

The Springburn walkout (Pic: Duncan Brown)

The Springburn walkout (Pic: Duncan Brown)


Members of the PCS civil service workers' union walked out unofficially today at the Benefit Delivery Centre office in Springburn, Glasgow. 

The Department for Work and Pensions staff walked out in protest on the day that the new centre was being officially opened. They felt that the introduction of a new form of organisation was a reduction in service not an improvement.

PCS members are fighting against government plans for job losses, low pay and privatisation, and in defence of public services.


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Tue 15 May 2007, 18:31 BST
Issue No. 2051
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