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.

Rosie Lewis

Cash-strapped school support staff in Wales are paying for pupils’ essentials, says UNISON

School support staff across Wales are using their own money to help pay for pupils’ food and clothing says UNISON today (Friday).

Carmen Bezzina

Bridgend housing workers to lose thousands in pensions shake-up

Housing workers in Bridgend are set to lose thousands of pounds from their pensions under plans by their employer, says their union UNISON today (Thursday).    Staff at the Valleys to Coast Housing Association have been told the organisation is looking to leave the local government pensions scheme (LGPS), which would have given employees a […]

Regina Reyes, Clinical Research Nurse Specialist at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, attends reception for Internationally Educated Nurses at Buckingham Palace

UNISON health worker honoured at Buckingham Palace

A Newport health worker has represented Wales at a royal event honouring internationally educated nurses, says her union UNISON.

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

Teaching assistants aren’t trained to deliver the curriculum in Wales, says UNISON

Hundreds of teaching assistants say they don’t have adequate training to deliver the Curriculum for Wales, says their union UNISON today (Thursday).

Steve Gauci Cardiff and Vale UNISON disabled members officer, UNISON Cymru/Wales disabled members SOG joint chair, UNISON national disabled members committee member

Cardiff and Vale Health Board first in Wales to bring in health passport

Cardiff and Vale Health Board is first in Wales to introduce My Health Passport for NHS staff. 

Joanne Murphy Cwm Taf Local Government branch chair

Council workers relieved as authority scraps restrictions on union help

Council workers in Merthyr Tydfil relieved after the local authority scrapped its decision to restrict the amount of time staff can access union reps.

UNISON celebrates after Merthyr Council scraps restrictions on union help

UNISON is celebrating today (Thursday) after Merthyr Council reversed a decision to reduce the time staff get support from their unions. 

Merthyr Tydfil Civic Centre

UNISON holds protest over Merthyr council restrictions on union help

Council workers in Merthyr Tydfil will protest today (Wednesday) after the local authority cut the time staff can get support from their union, says UNISON.

Merthyr Tydfil Civic Centre

Protest planned as Merthyr Council cuts access to union reps

Council workers plan protest outside the offices of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council after the local authority cut access to union reps, says UNISON.

Awards honour best in UNISON Cymru/Wales

UNISON workers from across Wales have been honoured with a series of awards.

UNISON Cymru/Wales local organiser Whitney Brown

Ever thought about becoming a UNISON local organiser?

UNISON is now recruiting and looking for fantastic local organisers to support our branches across Wales.

UNISON Cymru/Wales regional manager Simon Dunn

Rhondda care privatisation: Open letter to Welsh Government

UNISON Cymru/Wales has sent an open letter to Welsh government deputy minister for health and social care Julie Morgan.

Care workers campaign against Rhondda privatisation

Care workers represented by UNISON today (Monday) took to the streets of Tonypandy to campaign against a threat to privatise services.