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Time to shout a bit louder

Clare explains how female activists are working together to combat period poverty

The cruelty of Universal Credit

Linda writes for us about her concerns about current changes and cuts to benefits and their impact on disabled people.

Understanding Pensions - setting up a workplace course

Jackie Heron is branch learning co-ordinator for the DWP north Merseyside branch.  After attending a two-day PCS training course on Understanding Pensions she set up a course for the members of her branch.

Paying the price for being yourself

Sarah Valentine, newly elected to Proud’s national committee, reflects on the importance of Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR) to her.

Getting involved to help others

Michael tells us how he joined the union and became a rep to help an autistic colleague.

Union membership brings real benefits

Laura tells us how her 6 months' free membership has benefited her and has led to her getting more involved in the union.

European unions agree to welcome migrants to Europe

As part of an ongoing project by the European Public Services Union and public sector unions across several European countries including the UK, Zita spoke at a conference in Palermo, Sicily at the end of September.

World Refugee Day: a growing crisis

As we mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, Zita urges us to remember the thousands of people who have lost their lives fleeing climate change, persecution, conflict and poverty and the many more displaced across the world against hostile laws and policies which breach human rights.

Out and Proud at STUC LGBT+ Workers’ Conference

PCS rep Sarah Valentine describes the passion and diversity of the 7th annual STUC LGBT+ Workers’ Conference which she attended as a first time delegate.

Passion and conviction at the TUC Disabled Workers Conference

Shaz Ambrose from DWP in Southend recently attended the TUC Disabled Workers Conference in Bournemouth.  She told us about her rewarding experiences of being a first time delegate at the conference.

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