Call on secretary of state Andrea Leadsom to resolve our members’ pay dispute at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, which is now in its sixth week of indefinite strike action.
A lively picket line greeted visitors to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as caterers and cleaners by contractors entered their fourth week of continuous strike action over pay.
DWP staff facing the closure of their south west London office in just over 5 months and who could be made compulsorily redundant still have time to vote in a ballot for strike action.
There’s still time for PCS members to vote in ballots at 3 Universal Credit service centres over attacks on working practices and the fact workloads are increasing while the workforce is decreasing.
We are experiencing some technical problems with PCS online joining which means that some addresses aren’t appearing in the postcode look-up section of the direct debit set-up at step 4.
As part of our series of articles cutting through the DWP’s spin about Universal Credit we look at some of the key statistics about the benefit.