PCS members working in the HMRC office in International House, Ealing, reacted with fury at today’s announcement by management that the planned closure of their office is being brought forward to June 2020.
A May Day strike by PCS members working for outsourcer Interserve at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has received strong support from our NEC, politicians and the labour movement.
PCS members in the civil service have voted by four to one in favour of strike action and action short of strike over pay, however, the ballot turnout of 47.7%, while over 6% higher than in 2018, is still just under 3,000 votes short of reaching the required 50% threshold.
PCS members at beleaguered contractor Interserve, working at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are striking for 2 days from Wednesday (1 May) following the company’s refusal to negotiate on redundancies, contractual changes to pay dates, and attacks on holiday pay and sick pay.
PCS Motions Online has reopened today (29 April) for branches to submit emergency motions to our annual delegate conference.