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    

Failure to honour the minimum wage is endemic across the care sector as many homecare workers are unpaid for the time they travel between home visits – which can be up to a fifth of their working day, says UNISON today (Thursday). The union is urging the government to end the systematic underpayment that it […]