Taken from the national PCS website.
In a national ballot 90% rejected changes to the civil service redundancy scheme – and 96% supported the union’s national campaign, ‘There is an alternative’.
More than 80,000 people voted in the ballot – a turnout of 32%.
The union has called on the government to reopen negotiations to agree a new scheme that protects members’ rights.
Meetings will be organised in workplaces covered by the CSCS so members can discuss the next stage of the campaign.
Across the country PCS branches are taking part in anti-cuts campaigns and putting forward the argument that there is an alternative to austerity.
And PCS members are urged to attend the trade union organised ‘March for the alternative’ on Saturday 26 March, with their friends and family.
- Electoral reform services ballot result
- March for the alternative – more details and travel arrangements
- Details of local anti cuts campaigns at the False economy site
- Vote for your favourite tax shirker