Yorkshire and the Humber region

YandH MapThere are just over 12,000 PCS members and representatives who live and work in Yorkshire, north and north east Lincolnshire, in the 52 branches comprising the Yorkshire and the Humber region.

These pages offer information to members and representatives about the region and and its committee.

 


News

Please sign petition to Save York Barracks

If York's barracs close, the city will lose 1,400 skilled jobs. This will have a significant impact on the local economy and the local community. So please support by signing the petition below.

Save York Barracks

Please sign petitions against DWP office closures in Yorkshire and the Humber

As you will be aware, the government has announced a swathe of office closures in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), including several in our region.The DWP GEC, PCS branches, reps and members are campaigning against many of these closures. Petitions have been created as part of this campaign.

Please support staff in these offices by signing the petitions below:

Save Eastern Avenue Jobcentre (Sheffield)

Save Shipley Jobcentre

Thank you for your support


TUC 2017 LGBT Conference

The 2017 TUC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Conference will be held in Congress House, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS from Thursday 6 July 2017 to Friday 7 July 2017.

The Y&H TUC can send one observer to the Conference, who will not have voting rights.

If regional committee members would like to nominate a PCS colleague to attend the conference on behalf of the regional TUC please send Simon Elliott the name of the nominee by Monday 3 April to enable us to meet the TUC's deadline.

The regional TUC will cover expenses for the observer, and child care facilities can be made available if required.  The venue is full DDA.  A decision will be taken at 11 April TUC Executive Committee meeting.

Nominations should be emailed to simon@pcs.org.uk


Helping branches with AGMs – Getting PCS better organised

You should by now have made arrangements for your branch Annual General Meeting (AGM). Your AGM is an important meeting. The Leeds PCS Regional Office can help if you need it.

We want to use Branch AGMs to work with you to help with promoting the union, getting PCS better organised and discussing how we can recruit non-members to join PCS.

1. We can help you with advice if you are new to organising an AGM.

2. We can help promote the union with leaflets, posters, promotional materials and information about membership benefits.

3. We can help gather members contact details.

4. We can work with you to plan recruitment of non-members and Advocates.

5. We can help arrange guest speakers.

If you want help with any of these please contact leeds@pcs.org.uk

You may also get advice about arranging your AGM here.


Campaigns


PCS Yorkshire and Humber region on social media

The region now has a Facebook, Twitter and Flickr presence so add us as a friend and follow us to get our updates.

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