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Public sector workers protest against pension reforms

Public sector workers protest against pension reforms

A 24-hour strike is underway in the UK as public sector workers protest against pension reforms. The Public and Commercial Services (PCS), which is Britain’s largest civil service union, as well as three teaching unions, are protesting against changes to their pensions. The industrial action will result in Britain’s worst strike for decades and will [...]

June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Public sector strikes to go ahead on 30 June

Public sector strikes to go ahead on 30 June

The Public and Commercial Services (PCS), which is Britain’s largest civil service union, has said 290,000 of its members will take strike action later this month, protesting against pension reforms. They will join hundreds of thousands of teachers, meaning around 750,000 public sector workers will strike at the end of the month. The co-ordinated action [...]

June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
48-hour strike starts today for civil servants

48-hour strike starts today for civil servants

Up to 270,000 civil servants are to stage a 48-hour national strike today in a dispute over redundancy pay. The walkout involves job centre staff, tax workers, coastguards, border agency officials, courts staff and driving test examiners. If a satisfactory outcome is not reached then further strike action could take place later this month, according [...]

March 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
270,000 civil servants to stage 48-hour strike

270,000 civil servants to stage 48-hour strike

Up to 270,000 civil servants are to stage a 48-hour national strike next month in a dispute over redundancy pay. The walkout, which will take place on 8 and 9 March, will involve job centre staff, tax workers, coastguards, border agency officials, courts staff and driving test examiners. If a satisfactory outcome is not reached [...]

February 25, 2010 | 0 Comments More