Herding sheep, dressing as a human post box, wearing you aint voted til you’ve posted T-shirts and decorating cars are just some of the imaginative ways members have been getting the vote out in the PCS postal pay ballot.
Women in the civil service have been waiting for 64 years for the equal pay they were promised. As we build up to International Women’s Day and the PCS pay ballot it’s more important than ever to get involved in the PCS pay campaign to close the gender pay gap.
“I could buy decent food and not have to rely on foodbanks”; “I would cease worrying about money all the time” and “I could afford my bills with no worries,” were some of powerful responses from PCS members to the question what would a 10% pay rise mean to them.
A ballot of our members employed as security staff across the parliamentary estate closed yesterday and has delivered an overwhelming endorsement for industrial action.
MPs' salary will rise 2.7% from £77,379 to £79,468 from April 1.