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Push for national pay fight in the civil service

19 March 2019
Workers in the civil service began balloting for national strikes on Monday in a fight to smash low pay

Strike to stop suffering at Universal Credit centres

13 March 2019
Workers who manage people’s claims for the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit began a two-day strike on Monday to win a better service for claimants.

Reports round up: Bin workers should refuse to take any rubbish from council

05 March 2019
Bin workers should refuse to take any rubbish from anti-union Labour council

SWP members in the PCS union statement on the pay campaign and AGS election

26 February 2019
Two ballots for PCS union members starting in March, one for strike action over pay and the other to elect the Assistant General Secretary, will shape the future of PCS for some time to come.

Fights against outsourcing bosses

19 February 2019
A national day of action has been called on 26 February against outsourcing.

National strike ballot over pay in civil service

12 February 2019
Civil service workers are set to begin a national strike ballot

Reports round up: Civil service workers could ballot for national strikes

05 February 2019
Food workers declared victory last week as bosses backed off from threats about public holiday working.

Tory cuts behind Ministry of Justice ‘meltdown’

29 January 2019
Thousands of court cases were disrupted or delayed across England and Wales last week due to an IT meltdown at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).

Reports round-up - high stakes for Beefeaters

29 January 2019
Workers at three royal palaces are set to strike on Wednesday of next week

Whitehall workers walk out for living wage

22 January 2019
Outsourced workers at the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy walked out on Tuesday

PCS union activists across Britain to meet for briefings on smashing low pay

15 January 2019
Civil service workers were set to gather this week for a series of rallies and briefings on their PCS union’s campaign against low pay.

Reports round-up - workers at Royal Palaces fight over pension cuts

01 January 2019
Workers at three Historic Royal Palaces—the Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace—struck for three hours last month

Reports round-up: Janice Godrich wins vote

27 November 2018
Interim results of a ballot among left wing PCS union activists to choose their candidate for assistant general secretary (AGS) were revealed on Sunday.

Uniting the fight at Ministry of Justice

04 September 2018
Civil service workers in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) resoundingly rejected a pay proposal tied to cuts to terms and conditions last week.

Statement from PCS members in the SWP on upcoming election

19 August 2018
A statement on the PCS LU AGS election

Vote to reject the unjust Ministry of Justice pay plan in PCS union

14 August 2018
The civil service workers’ PCS union is urging its members who work for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to reject a pay plan tied to cuts to working conditions.

Civil service pay ballot shows how Tory law can threaten collective action

24 July 2018
A public sector union’s fight over pay came up against Tory restrictions on the right to strike

Reports round-up - Vote yes for strikes in PCS pay ballot

17 July 2018
A ballot for strikes over pay by civil service workers in the PCS union was set to end on Monday of next week.

Step up the fight for a big yes vote in PCS union pay ballot

10 July 2018
With under two weeks to go until the end of a strike ballot, PCS union activists are working hard to win a resounding yes vote.

Step up fight to win ballot

03 July 2018
Activists in the PCS civil service workers’ union have held protests and campaigning activities to drive up the vote in a national strike ballot.

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