Tag Archives: PCS

No cuts, Osborne, say PCS Facebook posters

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services union Dozens of people have taken to the PCS Facebook page to share their anti-cuts views following our post reporting the chancellor’s request to public sector workers asking for ideas on efficiency savings. (see … Continue reading

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why we must kill trade union bill

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services union There has never been a more important time to mobilise, was the consensus of a public meeting organised to call for trade union unity against Tory attacks on their civil liberties. The Tory … Continue reading

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Oi CaMORON …. Stop taxing kids!

Article reposted from PCS.org // PCS is campaigning to stop child maintenance charges which are hugely unfair on children and single parent families. The government has introduced charging for using the Child Maintenance Service which means only 80% of the … Continue reading

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An attack on the trades unions is an attack on all of us.

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union website What have trades unions ever done for us, I hear you ask. // // Unions have brought significant changes to society, including: a national minimum wage; the abolition of child labour; … Continue reading

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How many Cabinet members would have failed the trade union ballot test?

Reposted from Union Solidarity International The list of Cabinet members who failed to secure 40% of the vote. They would not have been elected had the same criteria been imposed as strike ballots Half the members of the new Tory … Continue reading

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So, where’s the money coming from George? (Part one)

Reposted from PCS website The PCS ‘Out of the mouths of babes’ campaign to end child maintenance charges got a step closer to its goal when Labour pledged to bring forward a review of the policy. Charges introduced by the … Continue reading

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Universal Chaos – bonfire of the vanity project

Reposted from Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union people magazine Making work or claimants pay? Iain Duncan Smith claims that Universal Credit (UC), the governments new single benefit, is being rolled out successfully under budget. The reality, according to PCS … Continue reading

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Movement to Work Scheme

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services Union website Members urged to sign petition calling for HMRC to cease involvement in Workfare scheme – Volunteers sought for PCS working group – Branches to monitor and report numbers participating in Movement to … Continue reading

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Budget shows Osborne far removed from reality

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) Union website In the final budget of this parliament George Osborne has reminded the vast majority of voters how far removed he is from their lives. While talking up the prospects for economic … Continue reading

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Sanctions designed to ‘trip people up’

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) website Evidence to MPs on benefits sanctions Our general secretary Mark Serwotka and DWP vice president Helen Flanagan (@Shenanigans_PCS) appeared this morning before the work and pensions select committee. The government’s controversial system … Continue reading

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