Press releases

Young Welsh people urged ‘Vote Remain and protect your rights’

Young workers’ future standard of living could be damaged if we leave the EU, say members at Wales’ largest trade union, UNISON. Timothy Burke, Chair of UNISON Cymru/Wales Young Members said, “It’s vital that young workers vote in the EU Referendum. A vote to leave would be disastrous for workers’ rights and young workers would […]

UNISON welcomes new Health and Social Services Ministers

Campaigning public services union, UNISON Cymru/Wales, has given a warm welcome to the appointment of Vaughan Gething AM as Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Rebecca Evans AM as Minister for Social Services and Public Health. UNISON had a positive working relationship with the last Labour Welsh Government and with outgoing Health Minister […]

RCT council condemns secret trade deal

UNISON congratulates Rhondda Cynon Taf council on TTIP motion

UNISON launches campaign to take a stand against attacks on health service

The union sets out to highlight how ‘lazy political hits’ damage morale and the relationship of trust between patients and staff (Cymru/Wales)

New era for school support staff in Wales

All learning support staff in Wales must now be registered with the Education Workforce Council

UNISON manifesto launch in North Wales

Union puts the case for public services with manifesto launch in Mold

Trade union rally outside Conwy council

UNISON members will rally in support of motions opposing the Trade Union Bill and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

UNISON targets human trafficking in Wales

Union says ‘governments across the world must do more to protect women’ ahead of conference in Cardiff

Health minister praises UNISON listening campaign

Union wins praise from Welsh government minister for identifying concerns at Betsi Cadwaladr hospitals

Union campaign saves local libraries

Neath Port Talbot reverses plans to close libraries, mobile library service and museum after UNISON-organised petition

Politicians put school support staff in spotlight

Show of support for UNISON’s Stars in our Schools campaign

Campaigning to end violence against women and girls

25 November is UN day to eliminate violence against woman and girls

UNISON lobbies for pay justice for school and council workers

Cymru Wales members gather at local government meeting

Caerphilly council condemns the trade union bill

UNISON general secretary congratulates council on opposition to bill that ‘rips up good employment relations’

UNISON fair funding lobby of Welsh Assembly

UNISON members to present petition to Assembly members at Senedd building