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.

Leisure staff in Neath Port Talbot

Landmark move to run leisure services publicly could be blueprint for authorities across Wales

Public service workers are celebrating a momentous decision to bring leisure services back into public hands.

Union calls for leisure services to be brought back in-house ahead of key council talks

Council workers in Neath Port Talbot are calling for leisure services to be brought back into public hands ahead of a key meeting on the issue

Neath Port Talbot demonstration ahead of critical council vote

Neath Port Talbot sports centre staff have called urgent demo against proposals to outsource council leisure services for a second time.

Staff plea to Neath Port Talbot Council: Don’t rush to outsource our leisure services

Neath Port Talbot’s leisure centre staff have called upon councillors to reject the proposal to outsource leisure services

Neath Port Talbot Council must run leisure services directly, says UNISON

Neath Port Talbot Council workers are calling on the local authority to take direct control of local leisure services to ensure the community has the best possible facilities as they emerge from lockdown

Threat of strike action recedes at Celtic Leisure

The threat of strike action at Neath Port Talbot leisure centres has receded following a meeting between Celtic Leisure Executives and UNISON representatives

Celtic Leisure staff told: “Your employment contracts may be ripped up”

The threat of strike action hangs over Neath Port Talbot leisure centres after senior managers at Celtic Leisure told staff they wish to break away from the way pay increases have been agreed for the last 16 years

Overwhelming vote for strike action at ABMU hospitals

UNISON has today announced that staff at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board hospitals working in the sterilisation and disinfection units and the x-ray departments have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. Hospital workers at Morriston, Singleton, Neath Port Talbot and Princess of Wales hospitals are infuriated their claim for pay parity with colleagues […]

UNISON defends libraries in Neath Port Talbot

UNISON has issued a rallying cry to protect the future of libraries across Neath Port Talbot (NPT) as well as the Cefn Coed museum. Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is consulting on its 2017/18 budget and the cabinet is thought to be considering where spending can be cut. This Saturday (12 November) at 10am, […]

Neath Port Talbot privatisation a betrayal of the vulnerable

UNISON Neath Port Talbot branch has written to local councillors protesting that proposals to use the private sector to deliver the overwhelming majority of care services will inevitably mean quality plummets. The union accuses the council of betraying the community it serves, vulnerable constituents and their families, all of whom will be extremely anxious at […]

Union campaign saves local libraries

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

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