We work collectively to get a better deal for all our members across the civil service and related areas. Our strength is in our membership and to campaign effectively we need members in all workplaces, including yours.
Why you should join
When you join PCS you are supported at work.
We also give our members the skills to progress through education and learning, and the tools to effectively represent themselves and their colleagues.
As a member the first person you should get to know is your PCS rep. They provide:
- Free advice and representation on a range of issues, backed up by our dedicated legal team.
- Support at grievance and disciplinary hearings
Who can join?
If you work in UK government or the governments of the devolved nations you can join PCS.
We represent workers in all major government departments, including:
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Ministry of Defence.
We also represent workers employed by Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), such as the British Council, and also those working for government contractors in jobs such as IT, finance, maintenance, security, cleaning and catering including:
How much does PCS membership cost?
It depends how much you earn but our current maximum rate is £15.17 a month for workers earning more than £26,000 a year. If you earn between £20,000 and £22,000 you will pay £13.17 a month.