18 January 2022
Ashling Murphy was a 23 year old woman who was attacked and killed while jogging along the canal in Tullamore, Co Offaly, last week. Ashling was a primary school teacher and talented musician. Fran was invited to speak on behalf of PCS at the vigil in Newcastle on 16 January, outside Tyneside Irish Centre and the text of her speech forms this blog.
3 December 2021
PCS President Fran Heathcote explains how PCS is organising outsourced workers and says that no matter if you are civil servant or an outsourced worker employed on a civil service/public sector contract, the union for you is PCS
15 November 2021
Liz blogs about attending the recent Scottish women's TUC and about how she became active in PCS
15 October 2021
A Royal Parks striker tells us why they are striking and the difficult conditions working as a cleaner in the park
10 October 2021
World Mental Health Day is on Sunday 10 October and this year’s theme is Mental Health in an Unequal World. Malcolm blogs about how the theme couldn’t be more relevant to our disabled, young, women, LGBT+ and black members at this challenging time.