Fran blogs about some employers still have a long way to go to make sure that their employees are able to work safely.
Fran is the elected national president for PCS. She was DWP group president for 7 years and is the Northern regional committee chair.
In the last couple of weeks, our president Fran has attended some great events (albeit virtually) which really demonstrate the diversity of the work that PCS members are involved in.
The last few months have been extremely difficult for our members and their families. Many of you have been working under tough circumstances, either at home or in very challenging office environments.
Fran blogs about volunteering for Super Saturday, to help get more signatures on the PCS Pay Petition to force the government to debate our pay.
This year has seen unprecedented challenges for our members across the civil service and related areas, who are dealing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fran's blog is based on a speech that she gave at the People Before Profit national co-ordinating meeting on 14 June, which included contributions from other union speakers and also MPs.
PCS President Fran Heathcote draws comparisons between the coronavirus emergency and the Ebola crisis
Fran explains the plan to contact all members and reps over the coming weeks to make sure everyone is OK and if there's anything we can do to help.