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To achieve LGBT equality we need your support

In the second of 2 blog posts responding to the news that more people in the UK are identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) in the UK, PCS Proud rep Kris Hendry says to truly achieve LGBT equality we need your support

17 October: I'm marching because I can't afford to plan for the future

John (not his real name), who works at a DWP service centre, explains why he's marching for fair pay on 17 October and voting yes in our consultative pay ballot

17 October: march to increase the pressure on the government

Margaret (not her real name), who works for the Department for Transport, explains why she's marching for fair pay in London on Tuesday (17 October) and voting yes in our consultative pay ballot

Being out, being proud?

In the first of 2 blog posts responding to the news that more people in the UK are identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) in the UK, PCS Proud organiser Kris Hendry says that it is important to look beyond the headlines and ensure that we, as a trade union and as people, don’t become complacent

I just want what I'm worth!

Jason, who works for the DVLA, told us how the civil service pay cap is affecting him and his family.

Pay ballot: PCS members vote yes to show you’re prepared to fight to end 1% cap

Today we are launching a crucial ballot of public sector workers as part of our campaign to end the 1% pay cap, and secure pay increases for PCS members. We have been campaigning against the pay cap since it was introduced and I am proud we have fought austerity pay from the beginning.

The unequal impact of office closures

Sian, a PCS rep at Cwmbran Pension Centre, blogs about her arduous 5-hour round trip to her proposed new workplace at Treforest industrial estate to where the Department for Work and Pension wants to move 5 offices into one new hub

PCS pay ballot – stand together to win better pay for everyone

PCS DWP member Fiona explains why she’s voting yes in our consultative pay ballot which runs from 9 October to 6 November

Why I'm voting yes in the PCS pay ballot

PCS member Aidan explains why he’s voting yes in our consultative ballot on pay which runs from 9 October to 6 November

The reality of the pay cap

Ahead of PCS payday protests on Friday (29), MoJ member Sharon blogs about the impact years of civil service pay restraint have had on her and her family and demonstrates why she wants the government to scrap the pay cap and fund inflation-proofing pay increases.

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