The City and County of Swansea branch of public service workers union, UNISON, has congratulated Swansea councillors for passing a Black Lives Matter motion last week
People around the UK are being urged to celebrate and commemorate health, care and other essential workers this weekend to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS, says UNISON
Pembrokeshire County Councillor Paul Dowson’s public statements criticising the Black Lives Matter movement should be formally investigated by the council, according to UNISON.
Public services union UNISON Cymru Wales has today (Thursday), written to the Prime Minister, asking him to do the right thing for Welsh care workers by allowing them to keep a pandemic bonus in full.
Responding to the announcement that the threatened Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal Glamorgan hospital is to remain fully-operational, healthcare workers union, UNISON has praised the unified community campaign which brought local people, hospital staff, unions and politicians together. Sarah Davies, Cwm Taf Morgannwg health branch chair, said, “Saving the Royal Glamorgan A&E is […]
Over 70% of school support staff across Wales believe opening schools June 29th is too soon, says the results of a UNISON survey
Following full consideration of Welsh Government’s Keep Education Safe: Operational guidance for schools and settings UNISON is in strong opposition to widening access to schools from 29 June and has called for the Minister to urgently review her decision
Welsh government guidance published today on the safe reopening of schools does not provide enough lead in time for schools to safely manage the risk of the further spread of Covid-19, says UNISON.
The Welsh Education Minister has clarified that all school staff will be prioritised for antibody testing as part of the strategy for schools following UNISON intervention
The Welsh Government Education Minister has maintained the importance of being guided by science when considering how schools should open, and it is essential this remains a priority for the next stage of the response to Covid-19, says Wales’ biggest public sector trade union. Rosie Lewis, UNISON Wales school support staff lead, said: “Teaching assistants, […]
In response to the Education Minister’s announcement of an antibody testing strategy which prioritises teaching staff, Rosie Lewis, UNISON organiser and schools lead, said: “UNISON has continued to be involved and engaged in discussions with the Welsh Government about the reopening of schools. “Health and safety remains critically important throughout this ongoing crisis. With this […]
UNISON Cymru Wales urged the Minister not to overlook the views of the thousands of support staff in planning for schools to re-open to all students
Care workers affected by gruelling shifts caring for Covid-19 patients have been offered courses on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by their trade union
Wales’ biggest public services trade union has warmly welcomed Welsh Government’s announcement today that all social care workers will be paid a £500 bonus in recognition of their work during the coronavirus pandemic.