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Pay Meetings in Bootle

Pay Meetings in Bootle

Over the past month, PCS has been holding meetings with members across HMRC to discuss pay. In Bootle Taxes, the better part of 1,000 members attended the meetings held over the course of two and a half weeks, addressed by Group Executive Committee members Phil Dickens, Alan Runswick and Colette Smith. Thank you to everyone … Continue reading

Re-igniting the Battle for Bootle

Re-igniting the Battle for Bootle

HMRC recklessness needs industrial response HMRC refuses to change course despite absolute disarray India Buildings chaos offers perfect opportunity to fight for Bootle  Perfect chance to coordinate with other branches fighting to save offices Calamity rules in India Buildings, with contractor Styles & Wood sacked by developer Legal & General and now considering legal action. … Continue reading

Liverpool Regional Centre announcement

Liverpool Regional Centre announcement

Members will by now have been briefed on the Liverpool regional centre announcement. Namely, that Litherland House, St John’s House and the Triad will close by summer 2020 and that Imperial Court in Liverpool will be retained alongside India Buildings. From a Bootle perspective we are very disappointed that HMRC have stated a preference to keep … Continue reading

Pay ballot result and NEC statement

Pay ballot result and NEC statement

PCS members have delivered the highest yes vote and turnout in the history of the union. But undemocratic, anti-union strike laws, implemented last year, will prevent strike action. Our independent scrutineers’ report, as required in accordance with section 231B of the Trade Union and Labour relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, for the above ballot which closed … Continue reading

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

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

Public Meeting – Campaigning for Jobs in Bootle

Public Meeting – Campaigning for Jobs in Bootle

Bootle Town Hall, Oriel Road 5pm, Friday 15 December Speakers include: Marianne Owens, PCS National Executive Committee Peter Dowd MP Dan Carden MP All PCS members, members of sister unions and local residents welcome HMRC is pressing ahead with plans to close all of its offices and move into new Regional Centres. The Liverpool Regional … Continue reading