PCS What’s On 29 June to 5 July

26 Jun 2020

PCS continues to increase its online learning programme, including the recent roll-out of the short health and safety course – Safe Return to Workplaces, a vital resource for reps and members looking to organise for safer workplaces during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Members should continue to check the PCS events page as more courses become available. Click the title links to find more information on event content, locations and times.

Announcement – Free learning platform for PCS members

PCS is pleased to announce the launch of Litmos, a new Union Learning Fund sponsored learning platform with hundreds of free online courses. Whether its Excel, management skills, health and safety, mental health or even working through a pandemic, the platform has something for everyone. Find out more on our learning news page and sign up.

 


What’s On


29 June

PCS Short H&S Course - Safe Return to Workplaces - Wales and South West region

3 2-hour zoom based classroom sessions (29 June, 3 July, 7 July) and some self-directed study

 


30 June

9.30-10.15am

Advocates briefing - Nortern and Yorkshire & Humber Regions

Interested in becoming more active in PCS? Then this short online briefing session is for you. Please email northern@pcs.org.uk to enrol and for more details

12-1pm

Advocates briefing – Wales and South West region

Interested in becoming more active in PCS? Then this short online briefing session is for you.

Dealing with Bullying in the Workplace – North West region (until 14 July)

This course helps you define bullying behaviours and outlines how PCS reps can help individual members who complain of bullying and how branches can work to secure effective agreements.

 


1 July

12-12.45pm

Advocates briefing - Nortern and Yorkshire & Humber Regions

Interested in becoming more active in PCS? Then this short online briefing session is for you. Please email northern@pcs.org.uk to enrol and for more details

History talk: The Industrial Workers of The World

Paul Bemrose, acting national officer for PCS, delivers this history session on the 'Wobblies' via Microsoft Teams.

12.30-1.45pm

Credit Union information and Q&A session - North West region

The session will talk you through how the credit union operates, the different types of savings schemes for adults and children, how borrowing works, how you can join and why you should consider joining during this pandemic.

Menopause in the Workplace – Wales and South West region

2 1-hour zoom sessions (1 July, 15 July) and some self-directed study via TUC Moodle.

 


2 July

10am-12pm

Short H&S course - Safe Return to the Workplaces – Scotland

12-1pm

Advocates briefing – Wales and South West region

Interested in becoming more active in PCS? Then this short online briefing session is for you.

Mentoring new reps  – North West region

The course period runs from 2 to 16 July. The content will be covered by some online sessions, together with activities for you to complete as self-directed study.

5-5.45pm

Advocates briefing - Nortern and Yorkshire & Humber Regions

Interested in becoming more active in PCS? Then this short online briefing session is for you. Please email northern@pcs.org.uk to enrol and for more details

 


4 July

11am

TUC Chainmakers Event - online

A panel of speakers will explore how progressives can build wider coalitions to broaden support and secure real and lasting change.

 


Deadlines

Apply by:

1 July for North West safe return to workplaces course running 9 July to 16 July.

1 July for North West Women’s course: Pathways for women workers running 9 to 23 July. 

 


Coming up

6 July

PCS Short H&S Course - Safe Return to Work - South West 

7 July

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Wales

PCS Media and Comms - Northern

PCS Media and Comms - Yorkshire & Humberside

Pregnancy Rights During Covid-19 – North West

 


Get in touch

Check out our events page, contact your local rep or regional office, to find out what’s going on this week and in the coming weeks.

Let us know what your group or branch is planning so we can publicise it in our weekly round-up. Email web@pcs.org.uk

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