PCS Blogs

Mental Health Awareness Week: the benefits of ecotherapy

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is “Nature and the Environment”. This is perhaps more relevant than ever this year, given that so many people have been at home, often shielding and unable to leave their houses.

Being a union member gives support for all women in our PCS DWP Group

Bridget explains why she helped to organised an event for DWP women members and why she is planning more in the future


Why I’m voting yes for improved pay at OCS

The PCS ballot of OCS members employed as security officers on the HMCTS security contract closes at noon tomorrow (6 May). One of our members explains why he’s voting yes for the improved pay offer that not only improves pay but also terms and conditions

Deaf Awareness Week: Coming through it together

Deaf Awareness Week runs from 3-9 May this year. Each year the week has a theme and this year it is “Coming Through it Together” which is being promoted through the UK Council of Deafness.

Democracy, campaigning and industrial action - April in PCS

At a busy time, Fran's latest blog is a diary of important events during April, with opportunities for members to get involved in various ballots that are taking place. 

Why we need the Real Living Wage

Ahead of the PCS strike for the Real Living Wage by OCS court security officers starting on Tuesday (13), one member explains why he’s taking action

Creating a society that works for autistic people

As an autisitc adult, Gilaine reflects on the challenges but also the positives that she has found during the pandemic.

Using disability networks to influence the "new normal" in workplaces

In the second blog written jointly by Caroline Charlton and Toby Brown, they write about how the ‘new normal’ presents both challenges and opportunities for disabled workers.

Creating a better future

Ruth’s blog for Women’s History Month argues that now is the time for fundamental changes in the way we work.

Post-Covid we cannot return to business as usual

We’re now more than a year into the Covid pandemic and over the past 12 months the hard work and dedication of PCS members has been central to the country’s fight against the virus. As the vaccine programme rolls out and we start to look to the future, we must ensure that the government fully values PCS members and all those working in public service.

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