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Civil Service Rank & File national meeting

A national meeting of the Civil Service Rank & File (CSRF) Network has been called for Saturday 26 October. The meeting will take place in the Circle Theatre of the Black-E, in Liverpool, and is open to all rank-and-file government … 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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Jobcentre Plus week of action: 5-9 August

The Civil Service Rank & File Network is calling for action aimed at Jobcentre Plus in the week of the 5 August. The government is trying to draw a dividing line between claimants and those in work as it attacks … Continue reading

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Call for a summer of rank-and-file action

The national executive of the PCS union has stalled action over attacks on the civil service until September. This is a clear demobilising tactic which must be met with a summer of rank-and-file activity. The union leadership’s decision is to … 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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Save HMRC Enquiry Centres: Communication blockade of Ruth Owen

Ruth Owen is the Director of HM Revenue & Customs’ Personal Tax directorate. As such, she is overseeing the closure of all public Enquiry Centres in the North East of England on Monday 3 June. This is a “trial” intended … Continue reading

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Sanctions vote passes – now to build on the ground

Delegates voted overwhelmingly for a motion on non-cooperation with sanctions at PCS Annual Delegate Conference. However, whilst welcome, this only marks a beginning. The task now is to win the argument for and build an explicitly political, rank-and-file led campaign … Continue reading

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