nationwide strike poll of tens of 1000’s of civil servants has been launched within the newest outbreak of business unrest sweeping the nation.
Greater than 200,000 members of the Public and Business Companies Union (PCS) will vote within the coming weeks on whether or not to strike over pay, jobs and circumstances.
Normal secretary Mark Serwotka stated civil servants had been dealing with job losses, pay cuts and elevated pension contributions, leaving the union with no alternative however to poll for motion.
If there’s a strike it should disrupt important companies reminiscent of profit funds, border safety, courts and the setting, he stated.
The union is looking for a ten% pay rise, a minimal wage of £15 an hour and no job cuts.
The Authorities has introduced plans to chop 91,000 civil service jobs.