Archive for the 'civil servants' Category

Lord Chief Justice wanted a pay rise for judges – Daily Telegraph

“The country’s most senior judge has demanded a pay rise for senior members of the judiciary, it has emerged.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Civil servant sues for £300,000 after falling off chair – Daily Telegraph

“A civil servant is suing his government department for £300,000 after he fell off a chair.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Unions threaten strike action over civil service redundancy deal – The Guardian

“Civil service unions are threatening strike action after the government announced a ‘non-negotiable’ new redundancy deal that will reduce pay-outs for compulsory redundancies from a maximum of more than six years to just one year.”

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The Guardian, 6th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Government accused of declaring war on unions over strike law and redundancy plans – The Guardian

“The government was today (5 July) accused of declaring war on trade unions as ministers moved to cut the redundancy terms of public sector workers and reports emerged of plans to tighten up the law on strike ballots.”

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The Guardian, 5th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Civil service redundancy decision is not quite the victory we thought – The Guardian

“Earlier this month, the Public and Commercial Services Union challenged the government’s attempts to reduce the level of redundancy pay for civil servants, and won. The case has been hailed as a ‘major victory’, but it may not be the triumph it first appears.”

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The Guardian, 28th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina (Public and Commercial Services Union) v Minister for the Civil Service – WLR Daily

Regina (Public and Commercial Services Union) v Minister for the Civil Service [2010] EWHC 1027 (Admin); [2010] WLR (D) 117

“S 2(3) of the Superannuation Act 1972 as amended conferred protection in relation to all entitlements in the principal civil service pension scheme (‘PCSPS’) and the civil service compensation scheme (‘CSCS’) referable to length of service and contributions paid, whether they constituted legal entitlements in the full sense or entitlements as a matter of established and declared administrative practice as set out in any relevant scheme under s 1 of the 1972 Act.”

WLR Daily, 10th May 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Civil servants win redundancy pay court challenge – The Guardian

“A union today won its court case to block cost-cutting measures that threaten the level of redundancy pay for civil servants. Lawyers for the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) successfully argued that changes made to the Civil Service Compensation Scheme without agreement were unlawful.”

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The Guardian, 10th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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