“Stop the spin”, PCS has told Scottish Government cabinet secretary for finance, Derek Mackay, as we recognise that new proposals outlined in the Scottish budget still represent a pay cut for public and civil servants.
PCS has launched a pay calculator to show the impact of the 1% public sector pay cap on our members as part of our campaign to force the government to scrap the cap and give all public sector workers fully-funded, above inflation pay rises.
“We all deserve a pay rise,” was the message from PCS members across the UK who took part in vibrant, well-supported payday protests to call on the government to scrap the 1% public sector pay cap and deliver fully-funded rises for all.
Black History Month starts on Sunday (1 October) and we’re urging PCS members to get involved and support our union by standing up to racism, challenging stereotypes and promoting equality today.
PCS is disappointed that the Cabinet Office has chosen to re-open consultation over cuts to civil service redundancy pay – the Civil Service Compensation Scheme.
PCS has welcomed Jeremy Corbyn’s commitment to end the 1% public sector pay cap and the value he places on public sector workers.