Tag Archives: communications blockade

Rank-and-file tax workers: don’t cross picket lines

ARC, the union for senior managers in HMRC, has voted for strike action on Friday 14 February. At the same time PCS, the union for clerical grade staff, has not called any action. The Civil Service Rank & File Network … Continue reading

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Emergency Action – Defend Jon Bigger, Stop Union Victimisation!

Communications Blockade of HM Passport Office Time is running out to stop unjust and politically motivated redundancy in the Home Office. A number of PCS reps in the Passport Office have been facing sustained attacks over the last few years. … Continue reading

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Stop privatisation in HMRC: Communication blockade of Nick Lodge and Transactis

HM Revenue & Customs announced in February that it was running a pilot to “build capacity” in their Benefits & Credits directorate by outsourcing to the private sector. Like a previous trial in Contact Centres, this would be a transparent … Continue reading

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URGENT! New communications blockade and demonstration for Jon Bigger

Jon Bigger is a PCS rep facing a politically-motivated redundancy for his activities as a union rep. His appeal against redundancy, due to take place last Wednesday, was rescheduled in the wake of a demonstration and communications blockade called by … Continue reading

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Defend Jon Bigger demonstration

The Civil Service Rank and File Network called a demonstration outside of the Home Office headquarters building in London on Wednesday, April 10. A number of Home Office reps and activists have been victimised by that department over a number … Continue reading

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Defend Jon Bigger – 10 April

The Civil Service Rank & File Network supports the fight for the withdrawal of the redundancy notice from long-standing PCS branch secretary, Jon Bigger. He was declared surplus in 2010 and, despite the employer claiming they would make every effort … Continue reading

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Solidarity with the PCS N30 protests – communications blockade

Following action by the Civil Service Rank & File Network on 14 November, the PCS union are protesting on 30 November. The Cabinet Office is threatening to rip up their terms and conditions and workers are determined to fight back. … Continue reading

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