Public sector workers continue pay and pensions campaign
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Jul. 06, 2017 (July 2017) Seventeen health sector unions have come together to condemn the government's decision to impose the 1% pay gap for another year. Meanwhile, the firefighters' union has rejected a pay offer of 2% this year and 3% in 2018, saying that it fails to take account of the increasing workloads facing firefighters and workers at the Bank of England could go on strike for the first time in over 50 years unless the employer comes up with a better pay offer by the end of the month.
Jan. 06, 2012 Last month a law was approved that would see public sector pay and pensions frozen in 2012. However, a government spokesman did not rule out the possibility of increases but these would depend on the performance of the economy.Read more at > Nine O’Clock news website (EN)
May. 08, 2013 Around 12000 workers employed by various public monitoring and regulatory bodies are set to join the three-month rolling industrial action called by the PCS civil service union. The campaign began with a national strike on 20 March to coincide with the government's presentation of the Budget. Since then the action has involved different departments and agencies and now involves a range of public bodies such as the Equalities and Human Rights Commission and the utilities regulators.Read more about the current action at > PCSAnd more about the campaign at > PCS