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