In pictures: Cumbernauld tax office strike

Written by Scott Campbell.
Published at 22:09 on 23 June 2014.
E-mail usFollow usJoin us on FacebookMeet the team.



23-06-2014 - By Scott Campbell (+44) 0774 296 870 - PCS HMRC Cumbernauld strike, 23 June 2014; 'Official dispute' sign.
Today's strike at HMRC Cumbernauld. Pic: Cumbernauld Media.
 




Help Cumbernauld Media to grow and flourish; donate to help us stay online and cover the news that brings thousands to our web services each week.
CUMBERNAULD Tax Office was described as “nearly empty” today, by some members of staff, after rolling strike action was called by the Public and Commercial Services union.

Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) staged strike action today (23 June) at various HMRC sites throughout Scotland, in a dispute surrounding job cuts, office closures and proposed privatisation of departments.

At Cumbernauld Tax Office, the strike was so successful that some 94 per cent of staff decided not to cross the picket, which was held up by PCS members at the facility between 5 a.m. and nearly six o’clock this evening. 

Read the full story on Cumbernauld Media. Just click here. Or, have a look at our pictures from the picket line, by using the interactive slideshow, beloe.
 
 
More community stories

PublishedHeadlineRead in full
18 November 2015 First refugees in North Lanarkshire expected next week http://www.cumbernauld-media.com/news/community/1462-first-refugees-in-north-lanarkshire-expected-next-week 
18 November 2015 Power cut in parts of Airdrie and Cumbernauld http://www.cumbernauld-media.com/news/community/1463-power-cut-in-parts-of-airdrie-and-cumbernauld 
17 November 2015 Carbrain kids organise Christmas foodbank collection http://www.cumbernauld-media.com/news/community/1461-carbrain-kids-organise-christmas-foodbank-collection 
Showing 3 items from page Community news sorted by Published, Read in full. View more »