UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead Mark Turner

UNISON calls for the Welsh government to intervene in Rhondda care privatisation threat

Hundreds of vulnerable people in Rhondda Cynon Taf could soon see the quality of care they receive compromised, says UNISON.

UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead Mark Turner

Council leaders told billions being taken out of care system by profiteering and property finance

Council leaders in Cardiff and Swansea will be among guests told about billions being extracted from the care system.

Mark Turner, UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead

Care workers priced out of a job as pay fails to meet inflation

Care workers who love their jobs are being priced out of the sector as pay fails to meet rising inflation, says UNISON.

Care staff credit their pay rise success to UNISON campaign

Care workers in Wales who successfully campaigned for a pay rise say their victory was only possible with the support of UNISON.

Mark Turner, UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead

Social workers quit council jobs in favour of agencies

Social workers are quitting permanent council paid work and signing up with agencies due to burnout and stress

Care workers in Wales must get decent sick pay before winter hits

Thousands of care workers in Wales are facing a double whammy of sky-high bills and the threat of poverty after the latest government decision on sick pay, warns public services union UNISON. Care workers in Wales will not receive any top up to their sick pay if they have to self-isolate from the end of […]

Care workers must receive Real Living Wage, says UNISON

Care workers in Wales must receive the Real Living Wage as promised to them earlier this year by the Welsh Government, says UNISON.

Mark Turner, UNISON Cymru/Wales care lead

Private firms should not profit from people’s vulnerability says UNISON

Care workers and the vital role they play must be valued not seen as a cost to be driven down to increase profits, says UNISON Cymru/Wales.

Sky high petrol prices place vulnerable people at serious risk

Vulnerable people who rely on care workers are being put at huge risk as staff say they cannot afford to travel in the face of sky-high petrol prices

Care workers give verdict on Welsh government deal with Plaid Cymru

A union representing thousands of care workers has enthusiastically welcomed Welsh Government’s agreement with Plaid Cymru on the future of social care

‘Welsh government must lift care workers out of in-work poverty immediately’ – UNISON

UNISON Cymru Wales says there is an onus on Welsh government to immediately lift care workers out of in-work poverty

Powys council to in-source property services

Powys County Council has announced Heart of Wales Property Service will be dissolved. Services will be brought under direct local authority control

Supreme Court judgement means Welsh government must act to protect care workers

UNISON Cymru Wales says thousands of mainly female, low-paid care workers here will be bitterly disappointed at the judgement and there is an onus on Welsh ministers to urgently guarantee all care workers will be paid the national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts.