Your union needs you to get involved and get the vote out

08 Apr 2019

With less than 3 weeks left to post your vote in the PCS pay ballot your union needs you to help urge members to use their vote and pass the 50% legal turnout threshold.

This is a crucial phase of the ballot so whatever time you can spare to help get the vote out could be critical in helping your branch and your union as a whole achieve a 50% turnout. There are a number of things you can do, we are focusing on the following:

If you are willing to help, speak to your workplace rep, contact your nearest PCS office, or email  

Every call counts

If you can join in with phone banking you can make calls from anywhere you like, at no cost to you, using the CallHub software – sign up online, read the step-by-step guide and get calling. All you need to get involved with the PCS phone bank is a phone (mobile or landline), a computer and access to wifi.

Our volunteers have had a very positive response from members they have called so far and they have also said how easy they find the software to use.

If you’d prefer to make your calls in a group join a phone bank session at a PCS regional office. Contact your nearest office to check opening times and to say you would like to volunteer.

So read the guide, sign up and get calling and let’s get turnout well above 50%. Whatever you do for your union could make all the difference in the ballot.

Need a ballot paper?

The deadline for requesting a replacement ballot paper is 5pm on Thursday, 18 April but the sooner you request it the better. You can use this using our simple web form.

To be sure that your ballot paper arrives on time and your vote will be counted you should have it in the post no later than Wednesday, 24 April.

Not yet a member?

Only PCS members can vote, but it’s not too late to join. It’s quick and easy to register to join online

New member applications deadline is Friday, 12 April

To be included in the ballot new members application forms must be received by the PCS membership department no later than 5pm on Friday, 12 April. Applications may be submitted either online or by post, scanned copies are not accepted. New members will automatically be included in the ballot and do not need to request a ballot paper.

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