Over 400 health staff at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (WUTH) have voted overwhelmingly for strike action over pay.
Over 60 trade unions and migrant organisations challenge the government's plan to fund a public sector pay rise through higher NHS and visa fees for migrants.
"The rank and file organising conference on Saturday 10 June in London, takes place in a context shaped by the hugely welcome upsurge in strike action, but also one that is characterised by serious challenges."
PCS members in the civil service and related areas have again voted in remarkable numbers for industrial action.
"The discussion on controlling prices needs to begin now" - Beth Winter MP
“Our members won’t be taken for fools and this research emphatically proves that the government’s insistence that inflation-matching pay rises are unaffordable is ludicrous" - Mark Serwotka, PCS Union General Secretary.
The government can afford to give public sector workers a pay rise - they just need to tax wealth properly. Richard Burgon writes on the 30,000-strong call for a fairer tax system.
PCS announces an escalation of its targeted strike action and a one-day strike of 100,000 members in the civil service and public sector on Budget Day, 15 March.
The PCS union's Mark Serwotka says joint campaigning with unions across the public sector will be crucial in this cost-of-living crisis.
Jon Trickett warns of the increasing squeeze on wages and the need for Labour to demand a real pay rise.