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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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PCS announces programme of action – hold them to their word!

The Public and Commercial Services Union has today (6 March) announced a programme of sustained industrial action beginning with a strike on budget day. The Civil Service Rank & File Network welcomes this move and urges civil servants to keep … Continue reading

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13 March – Day of Action

The European Trade Union Confederation has confirmed that it is calling for “action on 13 and 14 March against austerity and for jobs for young people” ahead of the European Summit on 14 and 15 March. The Civil Service Rank … Continue reading

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An open letter to rank-and-file education workers from the Civil Service Rank & File Network

As well as being published here, the following letter has also been forwarded to the Local Associations National Action Campaign, the Solidarity Federation’s Education Workers Network and various local NUT branches and contacts. Comrades, We write to you as fellow … Continue reading

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Civil Service Rank and File Network Conference agrees to join next European day of action

At its inaugural conference, the Civil Service Rank & File (CSRF) Network has agreed to call action to coincide with European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) call for a Day of Action on 13 March 2013 whether PCS sanctions strike action … Continue reading

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Where next in the fight over civil service pay and conditions?

Reproduced from libcom.org The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union has announced that it will ballot in the new year for renewed industrial action against government attacks on civil servants and public services. But will this really mark a departure … Continue reading

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Discussing rank-and-file organising in the civil service

Reproduced from the Alliance For Workers’ Liberty The “Civil Service Rank & File Network” is a new grouping of activists working in the civil service and active in the PCS union. Solidarity spoke to one of the founders, Ben Rocker. … Continue reading

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