As we celebrate the heroic role the Tolpuddle martyrs played in fighting for workers’ rights, PCS is balloting members for industrial action for a 5% pay rise and calling on all unions to unite together to end poverty pay for all workers.
Seize the moment and vote for industrial action on pay was the message from PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka as he delivered the union’s annual report to conference today (22).
Janice Godrich opened her 17th annual conference as PCS President this afternoon with a rousing speech urging members to continue turning the tide against Tory attacks.
PCS members in the civil service and related areas will be balloted for strike action over pay, which could see 150,000 workers walk out this summer.
A campaign to fight a “bonkers” plan to close scores of local HMRC and DWP offices and move thousands of workers to regional hubs was unanimously agreed at conference this afternoon.
How to win the most significant ballot PCS has held in years was debated at a packed fringe conference meeting on Tuesday (22) evening.