Living Staff: Living Wage – protest 28 November

Cleaners working for ISS at HMRC offices in Bootle have called for a day of protest on 28 November as part of the campaign for a living wage and better working conditions. Their union, PCS, is demanding: That ISS cleaners are paid at least the Living Wage, £8.75 an hour nationally and £10.20 in London,... Continue Reading →


HMRC cleaners’ strike suspended as hours reinstated

We have suspended a planned three-day strike by cleaners in HMRC offices in Merseyside after the company that employs them agreed to reinstate lost hours. Following well-supported action in July, our members across the six sites had planned a further walkout from Monday. The dispute was triggered by multinational contractor ISS unilaterally cutting the hours... Continue Reading →

HMRC cleaners to strike

PCS members employed by multinational ISS, working as cleaners in HMRC buildings on Merseyside, are to strike against imposed changes to their pay and conditions. The cleaners will begin a two-day strike starting on Monday (25 July), followed by an overtime ban and a work to rule. The members of PCS Revenue and Customs Group’s... Continue Reading →

ISS cleaners ballot for strike action

PCS is balloting cleaners working for ISS in six HMRC buildings across Merseyside over possible industrial action. The ballot is a response to their employer using the introduction of the government’s national living wage to make cuts in hours. The national living wage came into force in April, giving over-25s on the minimum wage a... Continue Reading →

HMRC cleaners to demonstrate for living wage

Cleaners employed in HM Revenue & Customs offices will be protesting in Liverpool this Friday (18 March) after it emerged that they will face cuts to hours and possible redundancies to pay for the new minimum wage rate. The demonstration will take place from 12.30pm in Derby Square. Cleaners from HMRC offices in Liverpool City... Continue Reading →

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