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.
New advocates have been telling us why they took on the role and why it is important, especially during our statutory pay ballot which runs until 23 July
Despite two assurances to the contrary, the Treasury today published the 2018 pay remit guidance, without consultation with the unions. PCS has expressed anger and disappointment that the Treasury has failed to consult our union before announcing government departments would be able to make average pay awards above 1-1.5%, but only in exchange for further cuts.
The trust provides financial assistance to qualifying women who would otherwise not be able to afford to go on holiday
With a week to go until our next day of payday activities on 29 June it is crucial all PCS members are getting involved and getting the vote out in our pay ballot.
PCS members joined a lunchtime Facebook Live event to hear our general secretary Mark Serwotka outline why all eligible members should take part in the ballot vote yes for action on pay.