Christmas Shopping Trip to Worcester

Menopause workplace guide launched by UNISON

Menopause workplace guide launched by UNISON  Guidance aimed at improving workplace conditions for employees who are experiencing the menopause has been published today (Friday) by UNISON. The Menopause is a Workplace Issue is aimed at supporting employers to create a working environment where female staff feel supported. The guide highlights how symptoms – from migraines to […]

Refuse and recycling top public priority for council spending, says UNISON

Refuse and recycling top public priority for council spending, says UNISON The service people would most like councils to spend money on is rubbish collection and recycling, according to a UNISON/ComRes poll published today (Thursday). Nearly two in five (39%) say it would be their number one choice if the government were to give their […]

Mental health and Wellbeing in the workplace in Wales

Mental health and Wellbeing in the workplace in Wales October 10th is World mental health day.  This year we are asking you to complete and share our survey so that we can learn more about working life and mental health.  The survey is confidential but we’ll gather broad trends and use them to make changes […]

WELSH COUNCIL WORKERS 22 PER CENT POORER OVER LAST DECADE

Eight years of pay freezes and pay caps have left Welsh local government staff 22 per cent poorer in real terms and council workers from three of Britain’s biggest unions will today (Thursday) hold a lobby for a fair pay rise outside the Welsh Local Government Association. Road maintenance staff; social workers; school support staff; […]

CEREDIGION WASPI – Quiz and Music Night

Quiz Night Saturday 5th October

This is the Only Home We Have

  Unison Global Earth Strike Day Event

A fully funded proper pay rise for council and school workers!

Click on the links below for more information: A fully funded proper pay rise for council and school workers! Motion on NJC Pay to Council – A Fully Funded, Proper Pay Rise For Council and School Workers  

Local Service Champions

Local Service Champions About the campaign Local government workers are there for us, through every stage of our lives. From birth, through our youth and adulthood, to old age. We cannot live our lives without them. But local government workers are often forgotten. Refuse workers, trading standards officers, environmental health inspectors, youth workers, librarians, school cleaners, […]

Landmark case confirms statutory minimum annual leave for all workers as a result of UNISON intervention

UNISON today secured a victory at the Court of Appeal affecting hundreds of thousands of employees working part-time and irregular hours or patterns. Harpur Trust v Brazel & UNISON clarifies the legal position ensuring all workers are entitled to a minimum of 28 days paid annual leave, even if they do not get given work or paid […]