Socialist Worker

Escalate strikes at call centres

Issue No. 2239

The PCS civil service workers’ union is moving towards escalating the fight against bad working conditions in Jobcentre Plus call centres.

Around 3,000 workers struck solidly for two days last month in seven call centres.

Workers are battling against being transferred from benefit delivery offices.

The union has agreed to ballot its thousands of other members in the 30 existing call centres to step up the pressure on management.


If you enjoy Socialist Worker, please consider giving to our annual appeal to make sure we can maintain and develop our online and print versions of Socialist Worker. Go here for details and to donate.

Article information

News
Tue 15 Feb 2011, 18:48 GMT
Issue No. 2239
Share this article


Tags



Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.