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.
PCS members and supporters will be joining May Day celebrations next week.
PCS reps’ pay briefing meetings are taking place across the UK from Monday (30) as we step up our campaign for a fully-funded 5% pay rise.
On 12 May, PCS members from across the UK will be joining the TUC’s march in London to call for a fully-funded, above inflation pay rise for all civil servants, and they have been sharing why they are marching
It is now clear from a letter received from a Cabinet Office minister in response to our 5% pay claim inviting PCS to talks that the government has only budgeted for a 1% pay rise for the UK civil service and related areas. PCS members have previously been led to believe that the 1% pay cap had been lifted.
PCS members can keep up the pressure on the government over pay by getting involved in our Big Pay Petition Day on Monday (30 April).