elderly woman with carer

Care workers in Wales win 15% increase and Foundation Living Wage

After four months of collective action, support workers received £780 back pay alongside the pay increase

elderly woman with carer

Care workers in Powys face fire and rehire

Care workers in Powys have been stripped of their paid break times and must now work longer hours

care worker with elderly people

UNISON welcomes Welsh pay announcement for care workers

Care workers to get £1,000 payment, and will receive the real living wage. But the union says more needs to be done for the whole care team

Port Talbot leisure workers

Welsh leisure centre workers claim insourcing victory

After a UNISON-led campaign, a Welsh council has announced that its leisure services will be brought back in house

UNISON Cymru/Wales opens consultation on NHS pay

‘It’s vital that we use this consultation to hear from members in every part of the Welsh NHS – every role, every workplace, every pay band’

UNISON calls for deadline extension for settled status

Many measures supporting workers with the settled status application process have been withdrawn during the pandemic

UNISON urges Bangor University to ‘put people before buildings’

Third round of job cuts being rushed into due to an ‘anticipated shortfall’ of students

Lost in lockdown

UNISON’s Caerphilly branch secretary reflects on what it means to go ‘back to square one’ as the county is put into local lockdown

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Microscopic view of the Coronavirus

UNISON welcomes Welsh government’s new social distancing guidelines

First Minister says unions will help with implementing social distancing guidance

Settling the nerves

UNISON reps are being trained to help EU members through the minefield of settled status

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Another university signs up to living wage

South Wales accreditation means all workers on campus, including those employed by contractors, will earn at least £9 an hour

Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Bangor University staff celebrate victory in pensions dispute

Management had planned to cut pension benefits by up to 12% for support staff before UNISON campaign

University of South Wales cleaners win tribunal case

Private company unlawfully deducted pay from cleaners after agreeing to cover the cost of their travel time to a new site

The Sound of Public Services

A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars