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The revolt to smash the Tories’ public sector pay cap is growing - join the fight

26 September 2017
The revolt against the public sector pay cap is growing.

Pay strikes could ‘break the government’ says John McDonnell

21 September 2017
Labour's shadow chancellor urged unions to coordinate industrial action to break the Tories' public sector pay cap last night, Wednesday.

Strikes spreading to stop jobcentre closures

19 September 2017
PCS union members at Sheffield Eastern Avenue jobcentre have led the fight against office closures and job cuts in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Civil service workers fight pay cap and jobcentre closures

04 September 2017
Civil service workers at government offices across Britain took action last Friday—pay day—to demand an end to the public sector pay cap.

Sheffield strikers debate next steps in jobcentre closure fight

29 August 2017
Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield ended a two-week strike on Friday of last week.

Push for a nationwide strike at the DWP to stop job losses and jobcentre closures

22 August 2017
More than 800 public sector workers are to be made redundant in the next six months, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced last week.

Resistance at jobcentres grows in two-week walkout

15 August 2017
Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield began a two-week strike on Monday in their ongoing fight to save their office from closure.

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

01 August 2017
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

Sheffield jobcentre strike inspires wider fight as PCS union discusses campaign

25 July 2017
Workers at a Sheffield jobcentre ended a week-long strike last Friday—and could soon be joined by workers at three other offices in their fight against Tory cuts and closures.

Eastern Avenue jobcentre walkout in Sheffield shows how to beat DWP cuts

18 July 2017
Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield began their second week-long strike on Monday.

Anger over jobcentre cuts

11 July 2017
Benefits campaigners and trade unionists are demanding action to stop the closure of nearly one in ten jobcentres.

Workers at Sheffield jobcentre shows the way to fight - others must join them

20 June 2017
Workers at Sheffield Eastern Avenue jobcentre ended five days of strikes on Friday of last week.

Workers fight planned closure of Sheffield jobcentre with a five-day strike

13 June 2017
Jobcentre workers in Sheffield began a five-day strike on Monday of this week against Tory plans to close their office.

PCS union reps discuss next steps after rolling strikes at the EHRC come to an end

13 June 2017
Rolling strikes by workers in the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) ended in Manchester last week.

EHRC strikes roll on to Manchester

06 June 2017
Rolling strikes against budget cuts and redundancies at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) entered their final week this week.

Jobcentre workers strike against closures in Sheffield

06 June 2017
The general election has not stopped workers from taking up the fight for their rights—and that must continue whatever the result.

Week-long strikes at Equality and Human Rights Commission roll into Cardiff

30 May 2017
Workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck in Cardiff this week.

Hope for a Corbyn win is enthusing trade unionists - and can inspire a fightback

30 May 2017
Kicking out the Tories on 8 June could make society better, people across Britain told Socialist Worker

Take to the streets to kick out the Tories, trade unionists decide at PCS conference

30 May 2017
The PCS union has committed to use the final weeks before the general election to campaign against austerity and racism.

PCS conference hears of workers' actions and plans for more

23 May 2017
At the recent conference for the PCS union, workers discussed strike action for disputes with EHRC and the DWP

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