UNISON healthcare workers have launched a petition to save the threatened Sam Davies ward at Barry Hospital. The trade union has called on the whole of the town to sign up to defend their local health services. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board wants to close the acute rehabilitation ward and UNISON Cymru Wales has […]
UNISON Cymru Wales has warmly welcomed the First Minister’s pledge to legislate to make the country a ‘fair work nation’
First Minister Mark Drakeford will today (Wednesday) meet the first Welsh employers to sign a charter which will make a real difference to the quality of life of their younger workers. At an event at the Senedd, Mr Drakeford will meet representatives of Careers Wales and Cardiff Council for a special signing of the #RespectYourYouth […]
A trade union representing leisure service staff has asked Denbighshire County Council for detailed evidence to prove it has properly considered alternatives to outsourcing leisure facilities for a second time despite its earlier disastrous experience. A special meeting of the Council tomorrow (Thursday 30 May), will vote on whether to set up a local authority […]
Betsi Cadwaladr and Cardiff and Vale health boards plan to privatise pharmacies in their hospitals. Healthcare workers have spoken of their shock at the attempt to undermine the public service ethos of the Welsh National Health Service
Bridgend social worker, Neelo Farr, won election on the UNISON Cymru Wales Labour Link Committee which helps oversee the union’s political lobbying of Welsh government
Proposals to change the way I.T. support is delivered to local schools will damage the quality of the service
Responding to the announcement that, under pressure from UNISON, Bangor University has dropped plans to make adverse changes to the pension scheme for support staff, Wendy Allison, UNISON Cymru Wales regional organiser, said, “UNISON is celebrating a tremendous victory. We’ve tapped into a strong sense of injustice amongst support staff who have come out in […]
Low paid support workers at Bangor University are incensed at their employer’s proposal to downgrade their pensions
Tanya Palmer has been announced as the acting regional secretary of UNISON Cymru Wales
UNISON, the public services union for college support staff, challenged construction students to build something to commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day
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.
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
From 1st April 2019 all council workers in Wales will receive an hourly rate of at least £9.00
A landmark event in Wales marking International Women’s Day will explore gender equality, women’s history and their struggles and successes.