Payday protests, supported by thousands of PCS members, are taking place across the UK on 31 October to help heap the pressure on the government ahead of the budget on 22 November.
PCS is supporting the Wear Red Day national day of action to help fund anti-racism education for young people and adults throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
PCS is encouraging members to support the anti-austerity demonstration in Manchester on Sunday to take our call for properly funded pay rises for all to the Tories as they meet.
Cabinet Office minister Damian Green’s insistence that the pay cap can be justified because “it remains the case that the civil service offers an exceptional package of benefits” gives PCS members yet another reason to join our payday protests on Friday (29).
As members at the jobcentre in Sheffield took their fifth week of strike action last week senior management has agreed to meet with reps.
Commitments made today by shadow chancellor John McDonnell to scrap the public sector pay cap for all, close tax loopholes and end PFI deals have been strongly welcomed by PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka.