Unions and community groups must work together and mobilise in greater numbers to oppose the rise of racist and fascist activity across Europe, Congress says.
PCS laid down the gauntlet to the government on pay, calling for coordination of union action across the country to push for above-inflation pay rises in the public sector.
The decision by the Trump administration to cut $300 million from the aid budget to the United Nations Works and Relief Agency (UNWRA) responsible for 5.4 million Palestinian refugees, was condemned by PCS at TUC Congress today (12).
PCS president Janice Godrich moved the unanimously passed motion at the TUC Congress in Manchester, which calls on the general council to work with the union to influence the next Labour manifesto on social security.
The PCS general secretary takes over the reins and will chair TUC Congress in Brighton in 2019.
Unions have a central role to play in helping members with the challenges involved with increased automation and technological changes.
PCS supports ending the hostile environment for immigrants, calls for justice for the Windrush generation and condemns government attempts to blame Home Office staff.
We need to see a Corbyn government commit to overturn decades of attacks on and ridicule of benefits claimants and return to the founding principles of a properly-resourced welfare state, PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka told our union’s TUC Congress fringe today (11).
Trade unions vote to continue their campaigning and initiatives to challenge the far right, racism and other divisive policies.
A motion on austerity, artists and discrimination warns that local authority cuts are hitting grass roots arts the hardest.
The TUC voted to lobby for an independent evaluation of fracking risks and a commitment to a clean gas strategy.
All unions and communities must be involved in the creation of TUC policies about the just transition to a low-carbon economy, PCS argued at TUC Congress today (11).
PCS backed calls for the TUC to campaign for a simplified, free, statutory gender-recognition process based on self-declaration and to support rights for trans people at work and in wider society.
A “no-deal” or a deal that fails working people should lead to a general election, delegates agree. PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka spoke passionately in support of the motion.
The TUC has been hearing how the government’s austerity policies and Brexit are threatening social, safety and environmental regulation.
Congress votes for unions to work together to deliver a new deal for workers to tackle insecure employment, inequality and in-work poverty and stress.
We need to recommit to fighting for justice and to holding politicians, contractors and other agencies to account for the Grenfell Tower fire was the message of a TUC Congress motion supported by PCS.
Unions fighting back together to deliver results in the workplace and across our communities demonstrates the value of membership to a new generation of workers, a TUC Congress fringe meeting, supported by PCS, heard today (10).
The TUC is to make 2019 the year of the young worker in a move backed by PCS.
PCS vice president Kevin McHugh tells Congress that privatisation “specialises in failure, it fails the workers, it fails the services” and urged the TUC to fight back and end the failure of the privatisation of public services.
Invest in public services is our message to chancellor Philip Hammond as we launch an email campaign at TUC Congress in Manchester today (9) to urge him to introduce a budget that supports our vital services.
At TUC Congress, which starts at 4pm on Sunday (9) at Manchester Central Convention Complex, we will be sending a message to chancellor Philip Hammond that in his upcoming budget he needs to invest in public services and start to redress the balance after nearly a decade of austerity.
Join the debate on what a properly-resourced and funded social security system would look like under a progressive Labour government at the PCS TUC Congress fringe meeting in Manchester at 12.45pm on Tuesday (11).
A fringe meeting, featuring PCS, at this year’s TUC Congress in Manchester will discuss How Fighting Trade Unions Make A Real Difference.