PCS Blogs

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.

Join the unions’ bloc with PCS in Bristol this Saturday

PCS South West regional secretary James Davies explains why our members are supporting an anti-cuts demonstration in Bristol on Saturday (9).

Striking to save a community lifeline: Southall jobcentre

Ahead of a strike against the closure of Southall jobcentre on Tuesday (12 September) the PCS DWP branch sets out why our members are striking

Campaigning to save Coatbridge Benefits Centre

Ahead of a rally tomorrow (25 August) PCS members at the DWP benefits centre in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire describe how the planned closure of their office will affect their community

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