president Carmel Gates said it was disgraceful that ministers and management were doing "little or nothing" to find a resolution to the dispute.
NIPSA president Carmel Gates, who vowed to fight the move all the way, described the department's actions as "disgraceful and vindictive".
The NIPSA president said staff had been told they would be sent for a medical examination to assess their fitness for work but that DSD personnel over-ruled that.
TRADE union NIPSA is calling on members across a number of areas of the public sector to strike on Friday following a ballot.
NIPSA general secretary Brian Campfield said: "We are faced with the loss of thousands of public sector jobs as a result of the 2015/16 budget.
WORKERS union NIPSA is planning a series of "selective strikes" which could cripple front line public services across Ulster.
NIPSA President Carmel Gates said: "All civil servants get an annual increment to do with staffing scales but they also get an annual cost of living rise.
Civil service union NIPSA
later told staff they have certain legal protections when speaking out about the commission.
Mr Graham's union NIPSA
has said they believe the reduction in the block grant that will come with the cut to corporation tax will lead to between 13,000 and 20,000 redundancies.
, the civil service trade union, is supporting the trio and intends to seek guarantees over long-term health concerns.
has confirmed the Department of Finance has already made contact over thousands of civil service jobs due to budget cuts.