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Reports round-up: Join the boycott of London Met

01 November 2016
Also: Stop the cuts to civil service redundancy payments | Pension strike votes at BMW Group and AEW | Action called off for talks at EHRC | Polish abortion protest in Bristol | Conference slams Turkish clampdown

Time to take action to save libraries, galleries and museums

01 November 2016
Over a quarter of a million people in the West Midlands could be left with no art gallery, youth services or museums and just one library out of 16 in four years time.

Reports round-up

20 September 2016
Security guards working at Met Police control centres in London struck on Tuesday and Friday of last week. Workers were set to strike again this Thursday.

Coppers scab on striking PCS security guards

13 September 2016
Security guards working at Met Police control centres in London struck for 24 hours on Tuesday of this week and on Friday of last week.

Merseyside cleaners win against outsourcer ISS

07 September 2016
Bosses at outsourcer ISS caved in to the threat of a cleaners’ strike demanding hours they cut earlier this year were reinstated.

Cleaners want to sweep out low pay at tax office

30 August 2016
Cleaners in HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) offices in Merseyside are set to escalate their pay fight with three days of strikes next week.

Serious action needed to defend civil service workers’ redundancy pay

09 August 2016
The PCS civil service workers’ union has said it is refusing to sign up to Tory government plans to cut redundancy pay for its members.

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Action gets results as museum workers in Wales end eight week strike

25 June 2016
Striking workers at National Museum Wales have voted to end their dispute after forcing concessions from bosses in their fight over weekend pay.

Welsh museum strike forces bosses to make concessions

21 June 2016
Bosses at National Museum Wales have given ground—but some strikers want to keep up the fight, reports Nick Clark

Museum workers on all-out strike in Wales to decide on a new deal

14 June 2016
National Museum Wales bosses have retreated but workers could keep on fighting, argues Nick Clark

Industrial round up

07 June 2016
An inquest into the death of north London teenager Henry Hicks was set to begin on Monday of next week.

Bosses stall on deal, but Wales museum workers on all-out strike remain solid

07 June 2016
PCS union members in Wales are building solidarity as talks are set for this week, writes Nick Clark

Brilliant local action is no substitute for national fight

31 May 2016
There were two sides to the story at this year’s PCS conference.

Solidarity for Museum Wales strikers as bosses get nasty

31 May 2016
Workers in Wales have received huge support—and more solidarity can help them to win, writes Nick Clark

PCS conference cheers museum strikers and debates Labour

26 May 2016
The PCS union conference hailed the museum workers in Wales on all-out strike, and considered its relationship with the Labour Party

Welsh museum fight can beat the bosses

24 May 2016
Welsh museum workers fighting to stop an attack on pay look like they are nearing a settlement as they enter their fourth week of an all-out strike. But they still need solidarity to help them win.

Revolt against DWP pay deal at PCS conferences

24 May 2016
Also: strike for jobs at BIS

PCS union faces tough choices at conference

17 May 2016
Pressing issues face delegates at the PCS union conference this week.

Welsh strikers win support amid deadlock in Assembly

17 May 2016
Workers at the National Museum Wales entered the third week of an all-out strike this week as politicians wrangled over who would lead the Welsh government.

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