A series of strikes in the culture and heritage sector opens with walkouts by British Library workers on Thursday (16) and Friday (17), the Public and Commercial Services union announces.
Public and Commercial Services union general secretary Mark Serwotka comments on today's unemployment and pay figures...
A national three-month campaign of strikes and protests by the Public and Commercial Services union continues tomorrow (15) with a strike by environment staff.
The lack of appetite from civil servants to become part of a ‘mutual' is proved today by the announcement the next in line for part-privatisation is a small team wedded to the Cabinet Office's ideology, the Public and Commercial Services union said.
The government's refusal to rule out further cuts to coastguard stations is a "grave concern", the Public and Commercial Services union says.
Nick Clegg's pledge to extend flexible leave is "pure hypocrisy", the Public and Commercial Services union says, because his government is seeking to cut it in the civil service.
Government plans announced today (8) to cut the time union representatives can spend supporting their colleagues coincides with a wider threat to working conditions and is politically driven, the Public and Commercial Services union says.
Commenting on reports chancellor George Osborne will today announce a further £10.5 billion cut from the welfare budget, Public and Commercial Services union general secretary Mark Serwotka said:
Equality staff will strike tomorrow (23) against cuts that risk winding the clock back four decades and abandoning people who face discrimination and prejudice, the Public and Commercial Services union announces.
MPs will be lobbied tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February) by campaigners who want to stop the closure of all 39 regional offices of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency.
More than 20,000 tax officers will hold lightning walkouts today against plans to bring in private companies to do their work, the Public and Commercial Services union announces.
Senior elected representatives of the Public and Commercial Services union, by far the largest union in the civil service, today (11) confirmed a rejection of the government's planned cuts to public sector pensions.
Any move to introduce regional pay for public sector workers would be resisted, the Public and Commercial Services union says.
The Public and Commercial Services Union has condemned plans to close 19 jobcentres across the UK, announced by the Department for Work and Pensions today.
More than 21,000 Revenue and Customs workers could take action over HMRC plans to use private sector providers to answer phone calls from taxpayers.
The government has acknowledged concerns raised by the Treasury select committee about a problem with leadership in Revenue and Customs but the continuing drive to cut staff will only worsen the situation, says PCS.
Six unions have mounted a legal challenge on behalf of millions of public sector workers over what inflation index is used to increase their pensions.
Ministers are being urged by unions to give public sector in-house bids equal consideration as firms gather in London to hear about the next round of possible privatisations.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude's continuing claims that his attempt at mutualising a government body enjoys staff support is completely undermined by figures that show almost no employees see the benefits.
With youth unemployment hitting a record high and the total number of people out of work the highest since the Tories were last in office, the Public and Commercial Services union says the government must take urgent action to reverse the damage it is doing to our economy.
The latest estimate of public sector job cuts confirms the Public and Commercial Services union's view that they are damaging our economy and raises serious questions about the independence of the Office for Budget Responsibility.
The threat of compulsory redundancy given to hundreds of benefits staff today (6) is a "reckless and provocative" act, the Public and Commercial Services union says.
Commenting ahead of prime minister David Cameron's speech to the Conservative party conference, Public and Commercial Services union general secretary Mark Serwotka said this:
Coastguard staff overwhelmingly believe the government's latest attempt to cut their jobs and close stations will put the public at risk, the Public and Commercial Services union announces.
Plans by the government to further 'open up' the welfare state will simply mean "big profits for big business" the Public and Commercial Services union says.