PCS members at beleaguered contractor Interserve, working at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will take strike action following the company’s refusal to negotiate with the union on redundancies, contractual changes to pay dates, and attacks on holiday pay and sick pay.
PCS members working for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are being balloted for industrial action, including striking, in a long-running dispute over changes to their terms and conditions.
Prime minister Theresa May has emailed civil servants to thank them for their hard work in the lead-up to the UK leaving the European Union but her gratitude does not extend to offering them the reward they deserve – an inflation-busting pay rise.
For our 2019 organising and communications awards we would love to hear how our members have used innovation and imagination to organise and communicate to support our campaigns, particularly during our pay ballot.
The final day of three days of strike action saw the strike by PCS members in the Ealing Tax office remain absolutely solid, including some members who were on their first ever picket line.
With our ballot in its fourth week our members have been telling us why they have voted yes and yes in our ballot for industrial action over pay.