Coastguards organise second one-day strike

With no progress on pay negotiations, employees of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) are due to take a second day of strike action on 11 April. The PCS trade union has been in a long-running dispute over pay, arguing that coastguard watch assistants have a starting salary (£12,097 - €15,100) that is little more than the minimum wage. The MCA is just one of nine government agencies and departments that have faced strike action over pay in recent months. [Read more at > PCS (EN)->]

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