‘Hands off our pensions’ rally at Bangor University

Low paid support workers at Bangor University are incensed at their employer’s proposal to downgrade their pensions

New trade union leader for public service workers in Wales

Tanya Palmer has been announced as the acting regional secretary of UNISON Cymru Wales

UNISON comment on Cwm Taf Maternity Review

Families in the local community have every right to expect the safest and best possible care.

Pembrokeshire commemorates fallen workers

UNISON, the public services union for college support staff, challenged construction students to build something to commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day

Ceredigion school support workers: “We feel worthless”

Staff have told UNISON they are fed up at being targeted each year when schools need to make cuts and morale could not be lower.

Gwynedd plans much-reduced support for special needs children

Nursery teaching assistants in Gwynedd say the council’s plans to restructure the ABC service will significantly reduce support for 3 and 4-year old children with special needs.

Governance of Welsh universities to be more democratic

The executive boards of universities in Wales are set for a democratic overhaul following a decision by Welsh Labour conference last weekend

Low paid female staff heaviest hit by school cuts

Each year, predominantly female low paid teaching assistants, cooks, cleaners, receptionists and more, are told by their school they must reduce their working hours or help make other savings if they wish to keep their jobs

Joint Council for Wales statement: Supporting the migrant workforce

Joint Council for Wales is united in its commitment to provide the best support to everyone in our workplaces and communities.

All Welsh council workers to receive Real Living Wage

From 1st April 2019 all council workers in Wales will receive an hourly rate of at least £9.00

Solidarity message to striking OCU members, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Private companies like OCS, working for the health service, must apply NHS rates of play

Women have the power to shape their future

A landmark event in Wales marking International Women’s Day will explore gender equality, women’s history and their struggles and successes.

UNISON to be main sponsor of Swansea Pride for next three years

L-R Branch chair David White, branch equalities officer Curtis Evans and Swansea Pride chair Eliot King   UNISON’s City and County of Swansea branch will be the official main partner of Swansea Pride for the next three years. Swansea PRIDE is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people across the region. Chris […]

Calling notice: International Women’s Day activities #BalanceForBetter, Friday 8 March 2019

International Women’s Day activities #BalanceForBetter Friday 8 March 2019 10am-4pm, Coleg y Cymoedd Nantgarw Campus Cardiff CF15 7QY To mark International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday 8 March), Velindre University NHS Trust and UNISON Cymru Wales are hosting in partnership an event looking at women’s history, struggles and successes. This will include: Exhibition of ‘Wall of […]

Bridgend council cuts will hit working families

Bridgend County Borough Council plans to slash spending on services by £7.6m and this will have a devastating impact on jobs, public services and the local economy