Community safety wardens should not be ‘bin police’, say Caerphilly unions

Community safety wardens in Caerphilly are to be diverted from tackling anti-social behaviour to policing what goes into residents’ recycling bins

Goodbye message from Dominic MacAskill

UNISON Cymru Wales has said goodbye to an inspirational regional secretary and dedicated champion of public service workers. Dominic MacAskill is retiring today and Jess Turner is the new incoming regional secretary. You can read Dominic’s message to UNISON members below. Dominic MacAskill is retiring as UNISON Cymru Wales regional secretary Dear all, One last […]

Ending free school meals in holidays means hungry children this summer

Thousands of children are at risk of going hungry over the summer because of Welsh government’s decision to end free school meals support

Mark Turner, UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead

Care workers priced out of a job as pay fails to meet inflation

Care workers who love their jobs are being priced out of the sector as pay fails to meet rising inflation, says UNISON.

UNISON president Libby Nolan

Swansea cardiac nurse elected as UNISON president

A cardiac nurse who works at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital has been appointed president of public services union UNISON.

Darron Dupre, UNISON Cymru/Wales Local Government lead

Menopause and menstrual health standard could help billions of women around the world

Workers around the world experiencing menopause symptoms could soon be helped by ground-breaking work pioneered with UNISON. 

Bevan Day

UNISON Cymru/Wales celebrates 75 years of the NHS

Hundreds of campaigners marched through Tredegar in South Wales to celebrate 75 years of the NHS.

First Minister for Wales Mark Drakeford and lead UNISON Wales probation rep Steve Allender

Rebuilding lives is the best form of crime prevention, First Minister tells UNISON probation workers

Probation workers in Wales attended a key event focused on the potential benefits of a devolved service hosted by trade union UNISON.

Carmen Bezzina

UNISON to host probation service event in Cardiff

Probation workers and union leaders will attend a key event at UNISON’s Cardiff offices attended by First Minister for Wales, Mark Drakeford MS.

“Being a member of UNISON gave me confidence and inner strength”

Health workers in Wales will be honoured this weekend as part of  celebrations to mark 75 years of the NHS.

Care staff credit their pay rise success to UNISON campaign

Care workers in Wales who successfully campaigned for a pay rise say their victory was only possible with the support of UNISON.

Teaching assistant suffering daily attacks from children blames lack of funding

A primary school teaching assistant who was hit by pupils ‘nearly every day’ says children and staff are bearing the brunt of a lack of funding.

Rebecca Ring, UNISON Cymru/Wales rep and teaching assistant at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi in Cardigan

Teaching assistant calls on colleagues to back UNISON ballot

A teaching assistant in Wales is urging colleagues to back UNISON’s strike vote to win an improved pay offer.

UNISON commits to supporting refugees in the face of Tory cuts

Refugees seeking asylum in South Wales should have access to decent, dignified and hygienic housing says UNISON.

Ever thought about becoming a UNISON regional organiser?

UNISON is now recruiting and looking for a fantastic regional organiser in Wales.