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Museum workers fight contract changes

11 January 2018

Over 25 workers at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich braved freezing weather on 1 January 2018 to picket in protest against proposed contractual changes.

Stealth attack on national museum

8 February 2016

Bradford’s National Media Museum is reeling with news that an important archive is to be relocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this summer. 

Welsh museum staff walk out

20 October 2015

Workers at the National Museum (Amgueddfa Cymru) of Wales, which is spread across a number of sites, are on strike today in the latest of a series of actions against plans to scrap anti-social hours payments for weekend working.

Agreement at National Gallery

5 October 2015

Striking museum staff met outside the National Gallery today (5 October) and went back in to work together after 100 days on strike since February.

Dulwich gallery strike wins agreement on first day

15 March 2015

Front-of-house staff at Dulwich Picture Gallery, south London, are back at work after a week-long strike begun on the morning of Friday 13 March ended with a draft settlement by the end of the first day out.

Gallery board digs itself deeper into hole

27 February 2015

​Staff are continuing to fight for jobs at the National Gallery, with a new director due to take up his/her position next week and expected to implement the outsourcing policies of the previous director.

National Gallery: fighting on

7 February 2015

National Gallery workers were on strike for five days against privatisation proposals. They are part of a wider fight to defend Britain’s cultural heritage.

Arts: National Gallery strike [updated]

8 January 2015

Staff at the National Gallery in London are fighting low pay and privatisation, which is putting 400 jobs at risk. PCS members held a 24-hour strike in October and will ballot for more action.

Museum workers speak up over swingeing cuts

9 December 2014

Like many other cultural institutions, the British Library at St Pancras in London has faced swingeing cuts under this government – and seen its grant cut every year since 2010.

Not the Crown Jewels

Thursday 13 November 2014 10:00 to Friday 5 December 2014 17:00

PCS Union Head office 160 Falcon Road, Clapham Junction, SW11 2LN

An exhibition by National Gallery staff facing privatisation, presented by No Privatisation at the National Gallery & PCS Culture sector

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm 

War museum library under threat

10 November 2014

The Imperial War Museum is threatening to close the library at its main London site and cut its educational programmes at its sites at RAF Duxford in Cambridgeshire as well as HMS Belfast and the Churchill War Rooms in London.