Wales

PCS has about 20,000 members in Wales, based in UK government departments, the Welsh devolved area and the commercial sector.PCS Wales logo

We have an office in Cardiff which acts as a focal point for PCS activity in Wales, assisting branches with recruitment, organisation and campaigns, providing training for reps and promoting workplace learning.

The office also provides individual and collective representation for members whose employers are based in Wales, such as the Welsh Government, DVLA, ONS, the Royal Mint and the many Welsh 'non-departmental public bodies'. There is an elected Wales Committee, which works with the full-time office staff to provide leadership and co-ordination for the union's work.


Latest news

21 June - Cardiff event in support of migrants this Saturday

In response to the anti-immigration rhetoric that we have witnessed during the EU referendum debate, PCS Wales is supporting a demonstration in defence of migrants taking place in Cardiff this Saturday (25 June) at the Nye Bevan statue, starting at 12.00 noon.


11 May - PCS Wales Courses & Events, Summer/Autumn 2016

The following courses have been organised for PCS representatives in Wales during the summer and autumn.


11 May - Museum strikers at Senedd to call on Carwyn to honour his commitment

Striking workers from Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales will hold a rally on the steps of the Senedd today (Wednesday, 11 May) when the National Assembly gathers in plenary session for the first time. And the PCS union members will have a message for Carwyn Jones: don't forget your pre-election commitment to intervene in our dispute.


26 Apr - PCS steps up strike action in response to Museum bosses'’ intransigence

PCS is stepping up its programme of strike action at Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales following Museum bosses'’ moves to impose the removal of the weekend payments received by the lowest-paid staff.


8 Mar - PCS Wales campaigns update, March 2016

Today, 8 March, is International Women's Day and PCS' theme for the day is Women: Winning through Action.


26 Feb - PCS Wales campaigns update, February 2016

With jobs, pay, services and trade union rights under threat, PCS is still fighting on a number of fronts. Please find below some information about current campaigns in which you and your branch members might like to get involved.


15 Feb - ARMS Cymru-Wales AGM: 1 March 2016

The PCS Associate and Retired Members (ARMS) Cymru-Wales will be holding their 2016 AGM on Tuesday, 1 March.


27 Jan - Welsh Assembly votes to block Trade Union Bill in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales has voted that key aspects of the UK government'’s Trade Union Bill should not apply to the devolved public sector in Wales.


25 Jan - PCS Wales campaigns update

PCS members will be aware that the union is currently campaigning on a wide range of issues, as the UK government continues to threaten jobs, public services and trade union rights. Here are a few of the current initiatives with which members in Wales may like to get involved. 


4 Jan - PCS Wales courses and events, January-April 2016

The following courses have been organised for the first few months of 2016 and may be of interest to PCS reps in Wales. 


30 Nov - Two anti-racist events in Cardiff this week

PCS members in South Wales may be interested in the following events taking place this week, which seek to defend tolerance and diversity against the anti-Muslim and anti-refugee sentiments that have been heard since the Paris terror attacks.


27 Oct - General Secretary addreses Plaid Cymru conference

PCS general secretary, Mark Serwotka, spoke at the Plaid Cymru conference in Aberystwyth on the weekend and called for progressive alliances against austerity, as well as electoral reform.


4 Sept - After a month of strikes, union calls on National Museum chiefs to 'step up' and settle dispute

With staff at Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales due to take a further day's strike action tomorrow (Saturday, 5 September), their union has called on Museum bosses to resolve the dispute over weekend pay and end the month-long series of stoppages.


27 Aug - DVLA contact centre workers to join Museum staff in pay strikes this weekend

650 PCS union members at the DVLA contact centre in Swansea will begin three days of strike action on Friday (28 August) in a dispute over cuts to Saturday pay. The second day of action (29 August) will coincide with a further strike by Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales, who are also in dispute over a threat to allowances for weekend working.


14 Aug - PCS Wales courses and events, autumn 2015

The following events have been organised for PCS reps in Wales.

 

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