Union slams Prime Minister for not valuing care workers

Thousands of mainly female, low paid care workers will be incensed to learn today (Friday), the Prime Minister has refused to waive tax and National Insurance deductions from the £500 Covid bonus granted by Welsh government.

Low paid care workers pin hopes on new Social Care Forum

Thousands of mainly female, low paid care workers are hoping today’s initiation of Wales’ Social Care Forum will lead to a significant boost to their minimum wage-salaries

UNISON reaction on Welsh government pledge to help care workers

It’s important to hear Welsh government acknowledge the serious concerns of care workers and Vaughan Gething deserves credit for listening to the trade unions. This approach is in stark contrast to the Westminster government.

Time to fix a broken care system

As Welsh government, care employers and trade unions meet today (Friday) to finalise preparations for the new Social Care Forum, UNISON has said it is time to show frontline care workers they are valued and pay them what they are worth

Union offers Welsh care workers Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder training

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

UNISON welcomes £500 bonus for all care workers

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.

Care workers allocated inadequate home-made protective equipment

Daily reports from care staff to UNISON complain at the inadequacy of the equipment provided

Welsh council employers and unions: “Health Minister must urgently intervene to help care workers”

Local authority employers and trade union representatives are so concerned about the severe pressures facing social and home care providers and care workers, they have today (Friday) written to Health Minister Vaughan Gething requesting his urgent intervention