PCS pay campaign kicks into high gear

PCS pay campaign kicks into high gear

At the end of May, PCS’s Annual Delegate Conference voted overwhelmingly to endorse an industrial action ballot in support of the union’s pay demands. That ballot will now run 18 June to 23 July, and the campaign to win it has begun in earnest. Conference debate PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka moved the motion which called … Continue reading

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

The 14-20 May 2018 is Mental Health Awareness Week. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and, in some instances, … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting – 17 May

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting – 17 May

The Bootle Taxes Branch Mandate Meeting will take place on Thursday 17 May at 12.30pm in The Beaky. Food and hot drinks are provided so that you can have your dinner whilst attending. Every year, PCS’s delegate conference in Brighton sets the union’s policy for the coming year based upon motions put forward by branches … Continue reading

Protest: a May Day for decent pay

Protest: a May Day for decent pay

May 1 is International Workers’ Day. This is the day we celebrate the struggles by organised workers that have won us everything from the 8 hour day and the weekend to the minimum wage. Join PCS in using the occasion to call for a pay rise. Workers in HMRC deserve a real, fully funded pay … Continue reading

Autism Awareness Week

Autism Awareness Week

PCS Bootle Taxes reps held stalls throughout the branch as part of World Autism Awareness Week. This takes place from 26 March to 2 April, with the aim to raise awareness about the condition and to promote greater acceptance of Autistic people as part of the wonderfully diverse human condition. Autism is a lifelong, developmental … Continue reading

Branch AGM Pack now available

Branch AGM Pack now available

The Bootle Taxes Branch Annual General Meeting is at 1pm on 1 March in the Beaky. Food will be provided. The AGM pack, containing the agenda and all of the nominations and motions that have been received, is now available. Members in attendance at the AGM will be able to vote on the nominations and … Continue reading

Branch Election Results 2018

Branch Election Results 2018

The branch recently called for nominations to branch and office representative positions, and ran elections for the Branch Equalities Officer and the PT Ops office secretary. We can now confirm that the branch representatives for 2018-19, who will take up office following the Annual General Meeting on 1 March, are as follows: Branch Officers Chair: … Continue reading