Serwotka condemns papers exposing crackdown on Macreadie
Friday 26th May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
UNIVERSAL basic income (UBI) is “not a panacea” and would come with “significant risk,” delegates at the PCS conference warned yesterday.
The policy has gained significant support and interest among trade unions over the past few years, with general unions Unite...
PCS union overwhelmingly votes for positive change
Thursday 25th May 2017
Distribution centre staff promise second week of action over contracting out
CIVIL Service union PCS leader Mark Serwotka called yesterday for an end to zero-hours contracts as a study revealed that one-third of public-sector workers are surviving on fluctuating income.
A survey of over 10,000 civil servants and council workers found that 45 per cent are...
UNIONS have angrily condemned proposals to give workers on zero-hours contracts the right to “request” fixed hours.
In a submission to a government-commissioned review of working practices, bosses’ club the CBI says such a “right” should be introduced on...
Wednesday 24th May 2017
THE Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is “denying the human rights of our members,” PCS leader Mark Serwotka said yesterday.
Opening the public-sector union’s conference in Brighton, Mr Serwotka said the official human-rights watchdog was “acting in...
UNISON will not have to rerun its leadership election despite breaches of procedure, a judge has ruled.
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis was re-elected in 2015 with 49.4 per cent of the vote — but all three of his opponents challenged the result with the Certification...
HSE served order on would-be asteroid miner
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Serwotka issues rallying call to members for general election