Goodbye message from Dominic MacAskill

UNISON Cymru Wales has said goodbye to an inspirational regional secretary and dedicated champion of public service workers. Dominic MacAskill is retiring today and Jess Turner is the new incoming regional secretary. You can read Dominic’s message to UNISON members below. Dominic MacAskill is retiring as UNISON Cymru Wales regional secretary Dear all, One last […]

UNISON president Libby Nolan

Swansea cardiac nurse elected as UNISON president

A cardiac nurse who works at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital has been appointed president of public services union UNISON.

Bevan Day

UNISON Cymru/Wales celebrates 75 years of the NHS

Hundreds of campaigners marched through Tredegar in South Wales to celebrate 75 years of the NHS.

Council workers assemble! South Wales refuse collector is turned into action figure

A refuse collector from south Wales has been immortalised as an action hero figurine as part of a national campaign.

UNISON launches Year of Black Workers 2023

Wales’ largest public sector union, UNISON, officially launched its Year of Black Workers 2023 campaign in Cardiff.

UNISON welcomes major bill putting trade unions at heart of Welsh government decision making

UNISON leaders will attend the final reading of a major bill putting the voice of trade unions at the heart of decision making within the Welsh government.

UNISON launches Year of Black Workers 2023 to create lasting legacy for change

Wales’ largest public sector union, UNISON, is launching its Year of Black Workers campaign in Cardiff.

UNISON Cymru/Wales welcomes approval of pay award for health workers

Wales’ largest health union, UNISON Cymru/Wales, has welcomed a decision to approve an additional pay award by the Welsh government for NHS staff.

Record number of public sector workers join UNISON Cymru/Wales

A record number of public sector workers joined the UNISON Cymru/Wales union in 2022 as the cost-of-living crisis deepened and wages remained low.

Health workers outside Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Welsh government tells UNISON anti-strike laws will inflame health crisis

Draconian anti-strike laws will further inflame disputes across the public sector, according to First Minister for Wales Mark Drakeford.

UNISON calls for Welsh government agreement to avoid further strikes in 2023

UNISON is calling for an agreement from the Welsh government to protect the Welsh NHS and help minimise the potential of a deeper crisis this winter.

left to right: carer Sian Stockham and UNISON Cymru/Wales regional secretary Dominic MacAskill

New report: Private sector is the barrier to improved social care services in Wales

The crisis in social care can never be resolved if services continue to be provided by the private sector, according to a new a major new report.

Health workers campaigning to put NHS pay right

Putting pay right is critical to the future of health services, says UNISON Cymru/Wales

UNISON has written to the Welsh government confirming it will ballot health workers for strike action over their derisory pay award.

UNISON hosts major cost-of-living crisis rally

Public sector workers facing the full force of the cost-of-living crisis attended a major rally organised by UNISON in the centre of Cardiff.

Hundreds of public sector workers have pawned possessions and gone without meals

UNISON heard first-hand from public sector employees facing the full force of the cost-of-living crisis.