The PCS Home Office group deals with issues specifically affecting members in these areas of the Home Office:
3 Oct - Civil Service People's Survey 2013
16 May - Group election results declared
13 May - Extension to work to rule
16 Apr - Amended version re: National Dispute
16 Apr - Solidarity guidance
We've published a printable leaflet for members who will be crossing picket lines on a day when they are not themsleves on strike.
Home Office action solidarity flyer
10 Apr - Week of strike action announced
Notice to members in core Home Office (including Border Force and legacy UK Border Agency) and UKBA Public Enquiries Office (PEO)
This does not apply to members in Identity & Passport Service (IPS) and members in Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Important changes to industrial action plan for weekend of 5-8 April
Action called for 8 April - Briefing for members in core Home Office (including Border Force and legacy UK Border Agency) and Disclosure and Barring Service.
Panicking Home Office to withold pay for hours worked - planned action
In some areas management are seeking volunteers to do overtime to cover work of PCS members taking action on the 20 March in defence of terms, conditions, pay and jobs
After members voted by a healthy majority to take strike action and action short of a strike a programme of action is to be launched beginning with a stike on Budget Day (20th March)
As our union prepares to take action on 20 March never has the phrase, "We are all in this together" seemed more inappropriate
Our union is taking action on 20 March as part of our national campaign to safeguard our jobs, pay, pensions and terms and conditions
As you will be aware our union is starting a programme of industrial action in order to force the government to back off from further attacks to our pay, pensions, jobs and terms and conditions
Members will be aware that recently a PCS rep in the Home Office Merseyside Branch was sacked after raising a grievance against his manager. This follows the sacking a couple of years ago of two high profile reps in the Home Office Group
Almost 1,200 members working for the UK Border Agency in Liverpool are being balloted in a dispute arising from the sacking of a local union representative.
PCS has met with Home Office management to discuss the ‘mid-year review’ process.