UNISON reaction to Welsh local government reorganisation statement

UNISON reaction to today’s Local Government statement Commenting on today’s statement by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford AM, UNISON’s Dominic MacAskill said, “After ten years of speculation, council workers and our communities need to know what the future of local government will look like in Wales. They want the assurance that […]

UNISON Cymru/Wales manifestos for public services

Public services are the bedrock of our communities. UNISON Cymru Wales is campaigning for sustained investment in these services and the public service workforce.

Trade union rally outside Conwy council

UNISON members will rally in support of motions opposing the Trade Union Bill and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Gwynedd council to pay school assistant fees

UNISON Cymru / Wales lobbying sees seventh council agree to pay new annual registration fees for school staff

Union campaign saves local libraries

Neath Port Talbot reverses plans to close libraries, mobile library service and museum after UNISON-organised petition

RCT council to pay school assistant fees

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes sixth Welsh council to pay registration fees for teaching assistants being introduced in April

Thousands say no to Neath / Port Talbot library closures

Still time to sign petition which will be handed in to Neath and Port Talbot county borough on Monday 11 January

Welsh social care provider sacks entire staff

UNISON, Britain’s largest public sector union, has reacted angrily to the decision of social care provider Anheddau Cyf, to dismiss its entire staff of 300 people and re-engage them only if they accept swingieng cuts to their terms and conditions.  Anheddau, which supports adults within their communities for Gwynedd, Anglesey, Conwy and Denbighshire Councils, has […]

Welsh councils and unions unite to oppose Trade Union Bill

Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers

UNISON lobbies for pay justice for school and council workers

Cymru Wales members gather at local government meeting

UNISON welcomes Caerphilly motion on Trade Union Bill

Communities across Wales are uniting to oppose divisive attack on democracy says Cymru / Wales regional secretary

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage for low-paid members

UNISON fair funding lobby of Welsh Assembly

UNISON members to present petition to Assembly members at Senedd building

UNISON general secretary salutes members ahead of Rhondda lobby

Local government workers protest over slashed car allowance

Dossier reveals cost of Rhondda Cynon Taff mileage rate cut

Rhondda Cynon Taff Council’s decision to slash mileage rates for staff will cost the public purse more. A dossier produced by UNISON Cymru/Wales proves that forcing council workers to use public transport in the course of their jobs actually increases costs. The council’s decision saw it break nationally-recognised HMRC guidelines on fair mileage rates and become […]