Right that all staff in care to receive Covid payment, says UNISON

Welcoming the announcement today from First Minister Mark Drakeford that all staff employed in social care – including kitchen and cleaning staff – are to receive a £500 payment, UNISON Wales lead for care Mark Turner said: “This is great news for low-paid care workers across Wales. There had been concern that some staff not involved […]

“Include us in Covid planning”, school support staff urge Kirsty Williams

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

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.

UNISON Wales: “Black people disproportionately affected by Covid-19”

Kebba Manneh speaking at a UNISON Cymru Wales event. Photo credit: Natasha Hirst   There must be an investigation into why Black people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus across Wales, says UNISON today (Thursday). UNISON Cymru Wales says Black health service staff and care workers are dying disproportionately, and the higher number of Black […]