Fascists botch attack on Bootle picket line

On Thursday May 10, hundreds of thousands of public sector workers took strike action around the country. Amongst these was my own workplace, with one of the largest and liveliest picket lines at least in Bootle. It was also the scene of a brief clash with fascists intent on disrupting proceedings. On the whole, the strike … Continue reading

Far right protest at Home Office site condemned

Members of PCS joined other trade unionists and community campaigners to oppose today’s protest by the BNP outside a Home Office building. The union represents staff at Lunar House, Croydon, a screening centre for refugees, many of whom come from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds. A significant number of BME staff also work there. … Continue reading