Standing ovation for women in Gaza at UNISON conference

A motion for solidarity with women in Gaza received a standing ovation at the 2024 UNISON Women’s Conference.

UNISON Cymru/Wales regional secretary Jess Turner

Women in the public sector in Wales repeatedly denied flexible work requests, says UNISON

Three in ten women employed in key public services across Wales have had their requests to work flexibly denied

UNISON Cymru/Wales Labour Link Political Forum 2024

UNISON Cymru/Wales Labour Link held its annual Political Forum over the weekend where UNISON priorities for the year ahead were discussed

Over a quarter of school support workers would quit if holidays were changed, says UNISON

Over a quarter of school support workers would quit their jobs if Welsh government plans to shake-up the school year go ahead, says UNISON today (Friday).

UNISON urges Swansea care workers to provide evidence for Covid inquiry

Care staff in Swansea are being urged to share stories of working through the pandemic for the UK Covid inquiry by public services union UNISON.

Ahead of a Senedd session on the constitutional future for Wales, UNISON Cymru/Wales and other unions delivered a statement to Jane Hutt and the counsel general calling for the devolution of youth justice and probation to wales

Cardiff not Westminster should be responsible for probation and youth justice in Wales

Unions are urging candidates in the running to replace Mark Drakeford as First Minister to continue pushing for devolution of probation and youth justice.

Cheltenham march Saturday January 27 2024

UNISON Cymru/Wales march for the right to strike

UNISON Cymru/Wales joined the TUC to march to protect the right to strike in Cheltenham at the weekend.

UNISON supports Vaughan Gething for leader of Welsh Labour

UNISON Cymru/Wales today (Friday 26 January 2024) backed Vaughan Gething MS to be the next First Minister of Wales and leader of Welsh Labour.

Darron Dupre, UNISON Cymru/Wales Local Government lead

“Give extra cash to councils,” UNISON tells Welsh government

Darron Dupre, head of local government for UNISON Cymru Wales, responds to UK government announcement

Protect the right to strike: March and rally in Cheltenham

UNISON Cymru/Wales is encouraging all members and branches to take part in a march to protect the right to strike.

Mark Drakeford stands down as Wales’ First Minister

UNISON Cymru/Wales regional secretary Jess Turner reacts to the resignation of Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford

Health workers outside Neath Port Talbot Hospital

UNISON launches survey of NHS workers ahead of latest pay talks

UNISON has launched a survey of NHS staff ahead of the next pay round to find out what matters most to them.

UNISON to hold rally against privatisation of public services

Workers in Pontypridd will hold a major rally against privatisation of public services, says UNISON today (Thursday). 

UNISON Cardiff County branch secretary Emma Garson

Lowest paid Cardiff Council workers to receive January pay rise

The lowest paid council workers in Cardiff are due to receive a pay rise in January following talks with unions including UNISON Cymru/Wales.

UNISON Cymru Wales – Area Learning Development Organiser Richard Speight

Wales Climate Week – rethinking green jobs and skills

Supporting workers to be key players in the fight against climate change will be the focus of a UNISON led session for Wales Climate Week 2023.