United Kingdom -Public service unions call for boycott voluntary overtime -June 12, 2012

The public and commercial services union (PCS) has called on public sector workers to refuse to work any voluntary overtime until the end of July. Balloted union members voted in favour of the overtime ban as a method of industrial action to prevent employers from catching up after the sector-wide strike in May. The unions are protesting job losses, salary cuts and pension cuts in the public sector. PCS ann0unced its main actions will be geared towards a large coalition action in autumn; until then, it will continue will smaller scale walk outs and strikes.

English: http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/news_and_events/pcs_comment ...

http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/news_and_events/pcs_comment ...

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