UNISON writes to Prime Minister: “Do the right thing on Welsh care workers’ bonus”

Public services union UNISON Cymru Wales has today (Thursday), written to the Prime Minister, asking him to do the right thing for Welsh care workers by allowing them to keep a pandemic bonus in full.

Union offers Welsh care workers Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder training

Care workers affected by gruelling shifts caring for Covid-19 patients have been offered courses on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by their trade union

Protective kit supply issues in Wales must be overcome immediately, says UNISON

UNISON Wales has today (Saturday) written to the First Minster in the strongest terms about the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) across Wales

Healthcare workers and carers need personal protective equipment to safely go about their work

Health and care staff across Wales are extremely concerned about the provision of personal protective equipment

UNISON response to Welsh Government announcement on personal protective equipment

UNISON has been in ongoing discussion to ensure there is a sufficient supply of appropriate PPE to frontline healthcare workers across both the NHS and social care sector

Pay rise for low paid NHS Wales workers

This is good news for NHS workers. It is only right those helping to care for us when we are in poor health are fairly paid

Public service workers comment on Welsh government budget

For the first time in recent memory, public service workers will breathe a sigh of relief that for once, the headlines will not be about further service cuts and job losses

Help offered to foreign nationals working in Welsh public services

European nationals working in Wales as carers, healthcare assistants and school support staff amongst others are to be offered assistance by UNISON in processing their applications to remain in the UK after Brexit

UNISON comment: Extension of safe staffing levels in hospitals and nursing bursary

Safe and effective staffing levels are paramount in providing quality care for patients and decent working conditions for staff

UK Government cuts have seen more than 700 job losses in Pembrokeshire, says UNISON

UNISON Cymru Wales regional secretary Tanya Palmer. Photo credit: Natasha Hirst   Figures released by UNISON today (Tuesday) show local services in Pembrokeshire are shrinking as a direct result of severe spending cuts driven by Westminster. Over the past nine years Pembrokeshire County Council has lost 732 jobs since 2010, equivalent to 12 per cent […]

Crunch meeting in Betsi nursing rota dispute

Trade unions representing healthcare workers at Betsi Cadwaladr are to meet the health board tomorrow (Friday) to discuss the ongoing dispute over the imposition of an unpopular nursing rota which would leave some nurses financially worse off.

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 […]

New trade union leader for public service workers in Wales

Tanya Palmer has been announced as the acting regional secretary of UNISON Cymru Wales