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New PCS learning reps trained and ready to support learning in Newcastle

PCS Northern region learning organiser Clare Hownam explains how our union is giving reps the skills to support workplace learning

Workers' Memorial Day

Workers Memorial Day is commemorated throughout the world and officially recognised by the UK government.  It provides workers an opportunity to come together and remember those who have been killed and injured at work.

Have you registered to vote yet?

The PCS Young Members' Committee stresses the need for young people to register to vote by 22 May and then use their vote in the general election on 8 June.

Let’s kick out the Tories on 8 June

On Monday I spoke at the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square, paying tribute to our Equality and Human Rights Commission members who are involved in a long-running dispute over staff and budget cuts of 75% and compulsory redundancies.

Fighting for neurodiversity equality at work

For autism awareness month, trainer and campaigner Janine Booth blogs about the neurodiversity in the workplace course she is running for PCS.

Women in trade unions have a vital role to play in enabling a more egalitarian society

In the second of 2 blog posts for PCS, Hillsborough justice campaigner Sheila Coleman highlights the importance of support for the campaign from PCS and other unions and encourages women to trust their instincts when it comes to campaigning

Autism: raising awareness and winning acceptance

At the start of Autism Awareness Month, campaigner Janine Booth says autistic people's involvement in our trade unions is essential to winning acceptance and raising awareness.

To oppose the Tories the labour movement must work together

I know as a trade union leader that if I go into a negotiation with the employer my chances of success are fatally undermined if people supposedly on my team are speaking against me. Yet this is what is happening in the Labour party at the moment.

Leading by example can reap rewards

In the first of 2 blog posts for PCS, Hillsborough justice campaigner Sheila Coleman explains why she got involved in the Hillsborough Justice Campaign and what barriers she has had to overcome as a woman campaigner.

Leading from the front

PCS rep Hannah Lawson recommends women take a more active role in union work following her role in leading a successful campaign at the National Museum Wales

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