Education unions’ plea to include all schools staff in priority testing

Eight education unions representing thousands of school employees across Wales jointly wrote to Welsh government urging it to include the whole school workforce as a priority group for tests

Schools support staff central to safe return to schools

School support staff will be central to the success of the full return to schools in September and Welsh Government’s operation guidance must reflect this, says UNISON.

Right that all staff in care to receive Covid payment, says UNISON

Welcoming the announcement today from First Minister Mark Drakeford that all staff employed in social care – including kitchen and cleaning staff – are to receive a £500 payment, UNISON Wales lead for care Mark Turner said: “This is great news for low-paid care workers across Wales. There had been concern that some staff not involved […]

Care workers allocated inadequate home-made protective equipment

Daily reports from care staff to UNISON complain at the inadequacy of the equipment provided

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

Welsh language jobs uncertainty

Intervention of Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language urgently required says UNISON

UNISON welcomes new Health and Social Services Ministers

UNISON offers congratulations to Vaughan Gething AM and Rebecca Evans AM