PCS South West regional secretary James Davies said a conference in Bristol organised by PCS and Unite Community helped to bring together claimants and DWP workers to share experiences and promote common values and understanding.
For International Transgender Day of Visibility, Sarah Valentine shares her positive experiences of her transition at work, supported by her PCS rep and colleagues.
Leah Legge works for the Home Office in Liverpool and is an Autism Champion. She told us about her experience of the Understanding Autism distance learning course, arranged through PCS and the FBU.
There needs to be education and training about autism across society, to prevent bullying and discrimination says Austin Harney for World Autism Awareness Week
Ruth was elected as a delegate for TUC Women’s conference this year. She had previously been a delegate to Women’s STUC and STUC LGBT+ Workers’ conferences but never to the larger Women’s TUC and she was interested to how this conference would differ.
For nearly four years Zita been coordinating solidarity and humanitarian aid missions with BARAC UK (Black Activists Rising Against the Cuts) to people who are refugees in northern France.
On the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination she tells us how those trips are fighting racism against the refugees and how the volunteers themselves also suffer racism.
For International Women’s Day, Lynn Henderson, PCS national political officer and Scottish TUC vice president, asks why women are still so under-represented in union structures
To mark International Women’s Day read the second blog post by PCS NEC member Karen Watts giving advice for PCS manager members who are managing staff experiencing the menopause and the adjustments they should make
In the first of 2 posts in the run-up to International Women’s Day giving managers advice on managing women experiencing the menopause, PCS NEC member Karen Watts looks at essential information, help and support and considers risk assessment