A decision by Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) to cut 35 full-time jobs across Cardiff leisure services will damage people’s access to sports centres and the quality of service provided, UNISON Cymru Wales has said. Emma Garson, UNISON Cardiff County branch secretary said, “Everyone appreciates how leisure services have been affected by the pandemic but […]
Thousands of mainly female, low paid care workers will be incensed to learn today (Friday), the Prime Minister has refused to waive tax and National Insurance deductions from the £500 Covid bonus granted by Welsh government.
UNISON has welcomed the appointment of a Mental Health Minister by Welsh Government as an important step forward in tacking mental health and wellbeing in Wales. Carmen Bezzina, UNISON Cymru Wales mental health lead, said: “UNISON has long campaigned in Wales for the need for a Mental Health Minister to form part of the Welsh […]
Staff at Bangor University were yesterday (Wednesday) informed that 200 people are to be made redundant.
A threat to axe nearly 100 jobs at Newport leisure centres will harm the mental and physical health of Newport residents as they emerge from the Coronavirus lockdown.
The public services union representing thousands of healthcare workers has today (Thursday) written to the First Minster and Health Minister asking them to join its campaign to secure extra cash for NHS workers here from Westminster.
Eight education unions representing thousands of school employees across Wales jointly wrote to Welsh government urging it to include the whole school workforce as a priority group for tests
Hundreds of public service workers in Caerphilly County Borough have issued a joint message urging local residents to get behind the new lockdown rules
Public service workers in Wales are set to benefit from specialist mental health support provided by Mind Cymru.
The University of South Wales has been branded ‘immoral’ for planning to employ new support staff on greatly reduced pay and inferior employment contracts whilst sitting on reserves of £100m.
Wales’ newest trade union leader has taken office pledging to campaign for greater investment in public services and the public service workers
Responding to the Welsh government statement on face coverings in schools, Jonathan Lewis, UNISON Cymru Wales schools forum Chair, said: “Welsh government should have given clear guidance on this and followed the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendation. “Leaving it to local authorities and schools to decide is likely to create a great deal of inconsistency throughout […]
It’s important to hear Welsh government acknowledge the serious concerns of care workers and Vaughan Gething deserves credit for listening to the trade unions. This approach is in stark contrast to the Westminster government.