I'm taking part in the two day civil service strike against the civil service compensation scheme which is all about redundancy payments. Current proposals made by the government would see packages being slashed which affects everyone who works for the UK civil service in the long run. The main worry, especially amongst civil servants in services such as the jobcentre is that with the introduction of the scheme, and the upcoming general election, it will be a way of getting rid of staff on the cheap. Although I am currently on an 18mth fixed term contract, if I were to be made permanent, then I would suffer in the long run.
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Am off to do housework, finish my second crocheted blanket and just chill out.