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.
general secretary Mark Serwotka said: "People delivering the essential services that we all rely on have grown increasingly angry as the services they deliver suffer due to job cuts and office closures.
The main staff trade union, the PCSU
, told MPs that it thought only 50 members of staff were planning to leave London.
Among them was PCSU
regional secretary for the DWP Brian Morrison, who said new technology had greatly hampered the service his members could provide to the public.
A ballot of PCSU
members earlier this week showed 97.
chiefs said members were sick of the "target driven culture", which pressured staff to deal with benefit telephone inquiries within five minutes or "fob them off".
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.