17 December 2021

Facilities Matters issue 7

Welcome to the final edition of Facilities Matters this year; the monthly newsletter for union members working in Facilities Management. We hope the newsletter provides you with inspiration and encourages you to organise in your own workplace.

For more information email outsourcedworkers@pcs.org.uk or visit our privatised facilities workers web page and if you're not already a member, join PCS.


In this issue:


Challenging the two-tier workforce 
Not only have outsourced cleaners at the Royal Parks won occupational sick pay which means they get paid their full wages when they are sick but also proved it is possible for outsourced staff to have equal terms and conditions with their directly employed colleagues.  


Thank you for the work that you do
Fran Heathcote, PCS National President thanks key workers employed in facilities management and encourages you to get involved in your branch annual general meeting. 


In the news
Government report names and shames Mitie who are among more than 200 employers found guilty of failing to pay their employees the minimum wage.