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Workers' Memorial Day has always been to "remember the dead: fight for the living" and unions are asked to focus on both areas, by considering events or memorial to remember all those killed through work but at the same time ensuring that such tragedies are not repeated. That can best be done by building trade union organisation, and campaigning for stricter enforcement with higher penalties for breaches of health & safety laws.
How many times have we heard sexual harassment in the workplace dismissed as “just a bit of banter”?
Maybe you've been told that it should be taken as a joke or even a compliment? Those who experience it will know just how undermining, humiliating and sometimes terrifying sexual harassment can be.
Whilst unions are in no doubt that sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem, we don't have the data in Wales to back it up. We're conducting this survey to find out more and to equip trade unions with the knowledge they need to stop this happening.
The PCS National Pay Ballot is well underway and PCS Wales officers are supporting branches in communicating with members to ensure that as many votes are placed as possible.
You haven't voted until you've posted!
We are expecting to make visits to branches on the following dates:
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka will be speaking at a pay rally in Castle Square, Swansea SA1 1DW this Saturday (16 June), starting at 12.30pm.
Mark will set out the background to the forthcoming national ballot and call on PCS members to deliver a resounding ‘yes’ vote, to show the UK government that we are determined to secure a fair pay increase.