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EHRC strikers have bosses bang to rights over job cuts

24 January 2017
Civil service workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck on Wednesday of last week against layoffs.

Fight to defend jobs at University of Aberdeen

13 December 2016
Also: Equality watchdog strikers fight against redundancies

Tory plan to close half of Glasgow's jobcentres needs to be fought

08 December 2016
Tory plans to close half of all jobcentres in Glasgow are just the beginning of a massive attack on jobcentre workers and users, PCS union activists have warned.

Equality and Human Rights Commission workers strike against devastating cuts

22 November 2016
Civil service workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck for the second time last week against plans to slash jobs.

Reports round-up: British Airways must pay

15 November 2016
IT services workers at Fujitsu in Manchester were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday, the third round of strikes in a dispute over pay, pensions and job security.

Campaigners and trade unionists march together to save libraries, museums and galleries

08 November 2016
Up to 2,000 people marched in central London today, Saturday, to defend libraries, museums and galleries under threat from cuts.

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.

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