Collective bargaining will transform lives of thousands

UNISON Cymru Wales has warmly welcomed the First Minister’s pledge to legislate to make the country a ‘fair work nation’

Charter for young workers to be signed at Welsh Assembly

First Minister Mark Drakeford will today (Wednesday) meet the first Welsh employers to sign a charter which will make a real difference to the quality of life of their younger workers. At an event at the Senedd, Mr Drakeford will meet representatives of Careers Wales and Cardiff Council for a special signing of the #RespectYourYouth […]

Mark Drakeford calls for Robin Hood Tax

Mark Drakeford AM wants the UK Government to introduce a Robin Hood Tax to provide much-needed funds for vital community services

Drakeford backs young workers

Mark Drakeford has backed demands from UNISON Young Members that will make a real difference to young people’s quality of life

UNISON supports Mark Drakeford for leader of Welsh Labour

UNISON Cymru Wales’ Labour Link Committee met with all three candidates for the Leadership of Welsh Labour today and voted to offer a supportive nomination to Mark Drakeford AM. Dan Beard, who is Chair of the Committee said, “We were very impressed with all three candidates who each presented their vision of what they hope […]

Final push to improve budget

  UNISON will today (30 November), present its petition, to a Welsh Assembly Petitions Committee, calling for fair funding of local government. The union has collected signatures from council workers across the length and breadth Wales to pressurise the Welsh Government, as it finalises its budget today, to give the country the public services it […]

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 […]