The rain fails to dampen the spirits of strikers at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
At PCS's instigation the joint House of Commons trade union side, representing all staff working in parliament has called on the House of Commons Commission to not employ construction firms who were involved in illegal blacklisting of union members, on the forthcoming refurbishment contract of the estate - reported to be worth as much as £4 billion.
PCS continues to press for an above-inflation pay settlement across the civil service and related areas in talks with the Cabinet Office ahead of the publication of the Treasury’s pay remit guidance, expected in the next few days.
Advice for retired members who have received letters about their pensions and requests for repayments.
Outsourced workers at two government departments are to hold strikes in consecutive weeks starting on Monday (10) in ongoing disputes over pay and conditions.