PCS Blogs

The heroes of women's history

In her second blog for Women’s History Month Zita looks back on PCS’s recent campaigns on women’s issues and pays homage to the women of the past who have paved the way for today’s women’s movements.

Inspirational Women and how we can emulate them

For International Women's Day Julia looks at the groundbreaking and pioneering women who have come before us, and urges women to follow their ambitions whether that be a fulfilling family life or successful career.  Or both! 

Apprentices - why PCS is for you

For National Apprenticeship Week PCS member Calum explains how being a member of our union has helped him and his colleagues

Women's History: Strong Past, Stronger Future

Zita welcomes International Women’s Day and PCS Women’s History Month with a tribute to women in our own union and a personal account of barriers that women activists may face.

Digital and the pay campaign

Digital technology will have a major part to play to help us get over the 50% turnout threshold in the pay campaign over the next couple of months.

From Stonewall to Pride

As part of LGBT+ History Month, Kris reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and today’s Pride movement.

Learning to take the next steps in being a rep

Hannah recently attended the PCS Next Steps Academy course, a five-day residential course held at the Northern College, based in Wentworth House, a stately home in South Yorkshire.  She told us how the course has helped her with her knowledge, skills and confidence.

What pay day means to me

Caitlyn has shared her story of how she is suffering under the government's pay cap.

Learning to help others to learn

Paul recently attended the TUC’s union learning representatives’ stage 2 training course and told us about how the course has helped him develop new skills that he can take back to his workplace to help others.


From Stonewall to Equality

Kris offers us his thoughts as part of this year’s LGBT+ History Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

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