Read Dave Prentis’ latest letter to members about coronavirus

Read general secretary Dave Prentis’ latest letter to members. If you have personal experience of PPE shortages in your workplace during this pandemic, please tell us about them using via the link in the letter. UNISON will relay them directly to government and demand action for you.   Photo: Natasha Hirst

Shocking picture of austerity cuts to services in Wales revealed by UNISON

The true scale of almost a decade of savage austerity cuts to local communities in the Wales is laid bare in a study published by UNISON today, showing the impact of huge reductions in council funding. A series of freedom of information (FOI) requests to local authorities in Wales examined the changes in local services […]

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

  Photo credit: Mark Thomas UNISON is marking becoming the UK’s biggest union by launching a month of recruitment activity today (Tuesday) to reach out to every worker in the country providing public services. The union has now more than 1.3 million people in its membership who work in education, local government, the NHS, the […]

Blaenau Gwent first council in Wales to sign UNISON’s ethical care charter

Charter commitments will protect local care workers’ rights, benefitting both local care staff and Blaenau Gwent residents

MPs in Wales need to listen to public service workers by lifting the pay cap now, says UNISON

Welsh MPs, Stephen Crabb, Guto Bebb and Alun Cairns, need to listen to public sector workers in their constituencies to end the damaging era of public sector job losses and squeezed services – and scrap the punishing pay cap for everyone once and for all, says UNISON today (Monday). To kick off the next stage of UNISON’s ‘Pay Up Now!’ campaign, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has […]

Welsh minister addresses UNISON conference

Welsh Assembly leader of the house and government chief whip, Jane Hutt, will address a fringe event at UNISON’s annual conference in Brighton tomorrow (Thursday). Jane will describe how the Welsh government is improving wages and working conditions for those in the UK and around the world by ensuring that only companies paying decent wages […]

UNISON launches manifesto for strong Welsh communities

  Investing in public services and strengthening communities must be the priority for all political parties, according to a manifesto published today (Wednesday) by UNISON, ahead of the Welsh local elections. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will join more than a hundred public service workers including carers, caretakers and refuse collectors outside Cardiff Central Library […]

Calling notice: Official launch UNISON Cymru/Wales manifesto

UNISON Cymru/Wales will officially launch its manifesto for the forthcoming local elections in Wales on Wednesday 15 February 2017, outside Cardiff Central Library, the Hayes at 12.30pm. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis, will join over 100 local government workers and council candidates from across Wales for the event. Local government workers in their various uniforms […]

UNISON urges government to end national scandal over homecare minimum wage cheats    

The government must tighten minimum wage regulations