End of austerity sham as further cuts hit Swansea

Grim news for Swansea residents as hundreds of local authority jobs threatened

UNISON and Napo probation workers in Wales hold protests over pay

Probation staff in Wales who work for the National Probation Service (NPS) and the 21 privatised community rehabilitation companies (CRCs), are today (Friday) staging a day of protest to call for a long overdue pay rise. Their unions – Napo and UNISON – say that the 18,000 probation staff have been treated more harshly than other public sector workers, […]

Trinity St David university seeks mass redundancies

The University of Wales, Trinity St David has written to all teaching and support members of staff asking them to consider voluntary redundancy. Although, a target number of applicants has not been publicised, UNISON says the university hopes to make savings of around ten percent across its expenditure. It would be reasonable to assume compulsory […]

Welsh universities survive on zero hours and agency staff

UNISON today publishes a report which reveals the extent to which Welsh universities use zero hours contracts and are reliant on temporary agency workers. The report lays bare the shocking truth about how these public institutions, which help drive the Welsh economy, treat their own workforce. The union has recently drawn attention to the super-rich […]