claimed there were only 13 instead of 22 rescue co-ordinators at the Swansea Coastguard station at Bracelet Bay, Mumbles, although the MCA yesterday said the figure working at Swansea was 17.
is already balloting 260,000 workers in benefits offices, courts and call centres for a walkout on June 30 over job and pension cuts and a pay freeze.
Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the PCSU
, said: "It is completely unacceptable that the department should seek to impose pay cuts in real terms on hard-working staff who have borne the brunt of massive job cuts.
It is therefore disappointing that the PCSU
appear not to be moving in the same direction and seem opposed to much of the change.
Union chief Paul Barnsley, of the PCSU
, said: "His reaction was astonishing.
Financial Services has announced a dividend for its member credit unions of $45.
Later in 2003 the FUW joined forces with the Public and Commercial Services Union, the PCSU
, which represents Revenue and Customs, to campaign against the cuts.
general secretary Mark Serwotka said staff were determined to end 'poverty pay' in Whitehall.
has about 220 members in crown, magistrates' and county courts in North Wales, and although it is not expected that there will be any job losses as a result of the closures, the union feels strongly that service to the public will be harmed.
Mark Ser -wotka, head of civil servants' association the PCSU
, accused ministers of a "shock and awe" campaign on public workers.
spokesman said: "Creeping privatisation of public services is hitting thousands of civil servants with job cuts and low pay - and that's why they'll walk out.
Strike action is a last resort' JEFF EVANS, senior national officer for Wales at the PCSU
, said the union's national executive was meeting next Tuesday to decide its next move in its dispute with the Department of Work and Pensions.