Tag Archives: Civil Service

This first joint strike will include 750,000 public servants

Civil servants vote for strike over cuts to pensions, jobs and pay

15 June 2011 More than a quarter of a million civil and public servants today (15) joined teachers in voting [...]
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PCS and Unite take first action on equalities body

6 June 2011 PCS, the largest civil service union and Unite, the largest trade union in Britain and Ireland, are [...]
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Coastguard climbdown is a 'body blow' for government – Mark Serwotka

19 May 2011 Public and Commercial Services union general secretary Mark Serwotka has described the apparent climbdown over coastguard cuts [...]
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PCS conference: A quarter of a million public servants to ballot for strike

18 May 2011 More than a quarter of a million civil and public servants will ballot for a strike over [...]
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Benefit office closures 'deeply flawed' as unemployment will rise

13 May 2011   The decision by Jobcentre Plus to close one fifth of its benefit processing offices and call [...]
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On the picket line in Halifax

18 April 2011   History was made today with a first ever picket line at Halifax Jobcentre Plus call centre.That [...]
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More than 250,000 public servants to ballot for strike

12 April 2011 More than a quarter of a million civil and public servants could be balloted for a strike [...]
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Jobcentre call centre staff name strike date

8 April 2011   Thousands of Jobcentre Plus call centre staff will strike on 18 April after bosses refused to [...]
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Hundreds of jobs threatened under 'work' programme

1 April 2011 New contracts announced today to run the government’s back to work scheme will add hundreds more to [...]
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Thousands of jobcentre staff start strike vote

7 March 2011 Around 7,000 staff in Jobcentre Plus call centres will begin voting today in a strike ballot over [...]
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PCS: Massive support for campaign against cuts

14 January 2011 PCS members have voted by a massive majority to back the union’s campaign against cuts to public [...]
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Human rights committee sides with PCS against cuts

30 November 2010 An influential parliamentary committee has criticised the government’s plans to cut civil service redundancy pay as being [...]
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PCS ballot to reject government offer after minister reneges on promise of further talks

19 November 2010 We are balloting PCS members on the rejection of the government?s proposed cuts in the civil service [...]
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PCS National executive response to comprehensive spending review

27 October 2010 Next steps in the campaign to defend job, pay, pensions and public services, and an update on [...]
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Compensation scheme update 14 October – Talks on redundancy re-open

14 October 2010 The national executive committee (NEC) agreed on the 7 October that the latest offer on the civil [...]
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What's happening with the Civil Service Compensation Scheme?

The announcement by Francis Maude that 5 of the civil service unions had reached an agreement to changes to the [...]
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Government seeks to slash redundancy pay to make massive job cuts

The government is seeking to override the wishes of the majority of its workforce by imposing cuts to civil service [...]
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PCS: 100 days of attacks – What has the new government done?

An overview Since forming a coalition government on Tuesday 11 May, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have wasted no time [...]
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Ministry of Justice – Mass job losses loom as justice cuts revealed

10 August 2010 The Ministry of Justice is planning for job cuts on an unprecedented scale as the first indication [...]
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Cutting jobcentre staff while unemployment rises is 'absurd'

Plans announced by the Department for Work and Pensions today to cut 8,000 jobs from jobcentres by March 2011 are [...]
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Judge vindicates PCS over cuts to redundancy pay

?? 18 June 2010 A High Court judge has dealt the final blow to the government’s unlawful cuts to civil [...]
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Major victory for union over plans to cut civil service redundancy pay

10 May 2010 The Public and Commercial Services union has won a major legal victory against government plans to drastically [...]
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Striking Civil Service Union Responds To Budget

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) responded to the budget as up to 200, 000 civil and public servants [...]
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Civil service compensation scheme: keep the pressure up

PCS Branch briefing: 11 March Support the national overtime ban National strike action now set for budget day – 24 [...]
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PCS: Invest in Revenue and Customs to close the £120 billion tax gap

The amount of money lost to the government through tax avoidance, evasion or uncollected tax exceeds £120 billion according to [...]
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PCS Members vote for national strike

25 February 2010 Up to 270,000 civil and public servants from across the UK are set to launch a month [...]
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PCS National executive committee agrees industrial action ballot timetable – branch briefing

Branch briefing The national executive committee has agreed to proceed to ballot members on a campaign of national industrial action, [...]
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Land Registry workers shocked by secret filming

WEYMOUTH Land Registry has been secretly filming staff at home, in shops and at the gym after they made compensation [...]
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PCS to launch legal action and hold strike ballot

PCS decided today to launch legal action with other unions against the government over unilateral changes to the Civil Service [...]
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PCS strike action

This is a PCS press release   Management still not listening PCS met DWP management yesterday in a final attempt to [...]
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PCS members vote for industrial action

PCS members have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the union’s proposals for national industrial action aimed at resolving the ongoing national [...]
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