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Stand up for fair pay

July 9, 2014

Over the course of this government David Cameron and his government have among many other acts stripped away the rights of employee’s to access justice at an Employment Tribunal, has forced you to work longer and pay more for a pension and made it more difficult for workers to challenge health and safety breaches...
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Join PCS and Join the Strike for Fair Pay on July 10

July 5, 2014

On the 10th July PCS Union members  in the Home Office will join hundreds of thousands of colleagues across the public sector in a strike for fair pay and properly resourced public services. PCS has been committed to working together with other public sector unions which is why we are striking together with the...
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PCS Croydon supports striking HMRC workers

June 26, 2014

David Cameron was asked about the potential privatisation of HMRC during prime minister’s questions. Jim McGovern, Labour MSP for Dundee West raised the following question in parliament on Wednesday, the third day of the HMRC strike: “On Monday morning….I joined a picket line with members of the Public and Commercial Services Union. They were...
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Strike warning over passport crisis

June 14, 2014

PCS have told passport office bosses they could face industrial action if they fail to tackle the jobs crisis. We warned for years that cutting one tenth of the workforce and closing offices would lead to major problems. Now MPs are reporting being inundated with complaints from constituents about long delays in getting a...
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Home Office in Crisis

June 6, 2014

PCS members are being balloted over the Governments’ pay cap that is squeezing members’ finances to near breaking point as many struggle to make ends meet. In May’s council and European elections the majority of the electorate stayed at home with only 43% bothering to vote. With most parties advocating cuts agendas it is...
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PCS analysis: Queen’s Speech

June 5, 2014

Privatisation loomed large in a Queen’s Speech that did little to tackle issues affecting PCS members or the economy. The government’s legislative agenda for the last annual session before the general election next May announced today promised, in the infrastructure bill, to part-privatise the Highways Agency, opening up the possibility of more road tolls,...
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PCS Legal Services

June 3, 2014

PCS provides a range of support, legal and personal, to all its members. In some cases, we can extend that support to members of your family and also to areas outside of the workplace. There are five main areas of legal support PCS offer: Employment advice and support – In HO/MB/48/14 we provided a...
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Changes to Study Leave Policy

At the instigation of CSEP (Civil Service Employee Policy) the Home Office is now looking to change Special leave...
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Home Office GEC Elections

The ballot papers for the PCS Home Office Group Executive Committee (GEC) elections are in the post and will...
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Interpreters Operations Unit – Privatisation Plans Shelved

Following around three years of pressure from PCS, members working in the Interpreters Operations Unit (IOU) based in Liverpool...
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Uniform Knee Pads

Following on from MBs 02/14 and 10/14 in which PCS asked for members feedback and in which it was...
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Staff working for the Home Office who previously worked for NPIA received an email late on Friday from shared...
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Finance for the Future Restructure

As members are aware, under the banner ‘Finance for the Future’ the Home Office has been working towards restructuring...
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Asylum – New Targets

Members in Asylum will have seen the global edict on 26 February from Glyn Williams, the Director, regarding productivity...
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More Tory hypocrisy as former civil service job cuts announced

In January the Prime Minister David Cameron announced to the World Economic Forum that he was establishing a new...
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Presenting Officer Uniforms

Members will recall that earlier in the year management approached PCS with a proposal for the introduction of uniforms...
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Local News

LSE Scene. First issue of 2014 now published.

The latest issue of the PCS London and South East region’s newsbrief has now...

Calling all Croydon: Back the day of action against ATOS this Wednesday

PCS are supporting a national day of action against multinational ATOS and the work...

West Croydon nominations and motions booklet

In advance of the West Croydon branch AGM on 25th February the BEC have...

West Croydon AGM Motions Update

At 2pm today the window for nominations and motions for debate at the branch’s...

East Croydon Branch AGM

The PCS HO East Croydon Branch Annual General Meeting will take place on 3rd...

West Croydon Branch Annual Report and AGM Reminder

On the 25 February the West Croydon Branch will be be holding its Annual...


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