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Balloted for Industrial Action - Coastguards take unprecedented action (short of strike) to fight for equal pay - 2011 Matter still not resolved by MCA
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) having published the results of their consultation document to modernise H M Coastguard for the 21st century. Parliament announce changes to Station Closures, in Wales Holyhead and Milford Haven Coastguard Station remain open 24hrs a day. Swansea and our paired station at Liverpool to close
• Due to Government and MCA dragging their heels on the Future Coastguard Programme while UK Coastguard Stations continue to close, the PCS Union who represents Coastguards has served notice on the MCA to take Action Short of Strike under Work to Rule procedures from 10th June 2013. Search and Rescue plus Services to the Public will NOT be affected. To see the PCS Media Release please CLICK HERE.
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Watch full announcement by Transport Minister Philip Hammond (from time 2.49) - Click Here