Campaign latest: Pay ballot dates confirmed
The union’s NEC has agreed that a national ballot for industrial action will be held between 18 March and 29 April, and the campaign timetable is under way. Read more

Mass consultation on pay campaign next steps
A large-scale consultation has been launched to plan the next stage of the union’s national pay campaign, including a second ballot for industrial action. Read more


Ballot result: what next?
The national pay ballot is over – here’s an easy guide to what is happening in the coming weeks and months. Read more

Getting ballot-ready on pay comes first
Branches getting ‘ballot ready’ for a potential industrial action vote over pay is the main focus for PCS in the coming weeks and months. Read more

How to….get the vote out in a ballot
A new guide to getting the vote out during industrial action ballots is due to be published, and reps are being asked to share their experiences. Read more

Pay campaign: planning to win
HMRC A plan is under way to get PCS workplaces ready in case we need to ballot members for potential industrial action over pay, with branches being given a list of union-building tasks for the next few months. Read more

Use CSCS campaign to boost workplace
With PCS back at the negotiating table over yet more proposed cuts to redundancy terms, Mark Serwotka is reminding members to further strengthen the union’s hand by recruiting and getting active. Read more

CSCS victory: discussions over remedy proposals
Discussions are continuing with the Cabinet Office on the details of how it will compensate members for the unlawful changes made to redundancy payments in 2016. Read more

Scrap the pay cap: keeping up the momentum on pay campaign
PCS will hold a consultative ballot among members hit by the 1% public sector pay cap, to send a clear, united message to the government. We’ll be building towards the ballot with a series of events and activities. Read more

Court quashes redundancy scheme
A massive legal victory for PCS over changes to redundancy terms will have widespread implications for our members and those representing them. Read more

Break the link: guidance for performance management negotiations
PCS has published a guide for reps dealing with negotiations on performance management. The five-point guide lists the key principles that need to be incorporated into new systems by employers, including breaking the link with pay. Read more

Pay campaign steps up
The union’s pay campaign is being stepped up a gear after the Treasury rejected our submission to have the 1% pay cap lifted. What’s next?

Building our pay campaign – the next steps
Pay campaignCampaign materials will be sent out next month for reps to use in raising the issue of pay with members. Use them to build a new campaign for a fair increase of more than 1%. Read more

Updated 12 February 2019

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