Press releases

Welsh exhibition will inspire new generation to fight for their rights

The First Minister will today open a new exhibition which aims to inspire a new generation to fight for their rights

Welsh government must do more for NHS staff, say public

Welsh people want their government to give healthcare workers a higher pay rise, according to public polling results released today (Thursday).

Welsh public support higher pay rise for police staff

54 per cent of the Welsh public believe the UK government was wrong to propose a pay freeze for police staff earning more than £24,000. Only 28 per cent agreed the Westminster government was right to block any pay increase. That’s the finding of a Savanta ComRes poll of 1,009 people released today. The poll […]

NHS workers ready to reject new Welsh government pay offer

Welsh government’s new NHS pay offer is derisory and makes no difference to healthcare workers’ standard of living, according to UNISON delegates

Neath Port Talbot demonstration ahead of critical council vote

Neath Port Talbot sports centre staff have called urgent demo against proposals to outsource council leisure services for a second time.

Staff plea to Neath Port Talbot Council: Don’t rush to outsource our leisure services

Neath Port Talbot’s leisure centre staff have called upon councillors to reject the proposal to outsource leisure services

UNISON: Boost care workers’ pay to tackle recruitment crisis

A public services union has criticised Ceredigion County councillors’ failure to unanimously back a recommendation to substantially boost care workers’ pay to tackle a recruitment crisis. Councillor Lyndon Lloyd’s proposal to use council reserves to increase care staff pay to £15 per hour to address the high number of care vacancies, did not win the […]

Welsh government pay talks leave healthcare workers bitterly disappointed

Healthcare workers are bitterly disappointed Welsh government has refused to significantly boost their pay award in crisis talks with unions

90 per cent of health workers oppose Welsh government’s pay award imposition

Thousands of Welsh healthcare workers have told their trade union, Welsh government’s NHS pay award does not go far enough

Outrage at Ceredigion council chief executive bumper pay rise

Ceredigion County Council staff have reacted furiously after learning their chief executive is to be awarded a pay rise of 14 per cent

Union criticises Powys Council: ‘Talk to staff before you make announcements in the newspapers’

Powys County Council stands accused of disrespecting employees after staff first learned of new working arrangements from local newspaper

Learning project supporting public service workers through Covid wins first prize

Team credited with ensuring all care workers across Wales could access free Covid-infection control training early in the pandemic, has been commended

Welsh teaching assistants to urge Education minister to tackle low pay

Teaching assistants to meet with Education minister to urge him to prioritise tackling the poor working conditions of school staff in Wales

‘Welsh government must lift care workers out of in-work poverty immediately’ – UNISON

UNISON Cymru Wales says there is an onus on Welsh government to immediately lift care workers out of in-work poverty

Welsh politicians join commemoration of slavery victims

Welsh government’s Jane Hutt and Shadow Home Secretary, Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, joined public service workers to commemorate victims of the slave trade