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 […]

Awareness in the Workplace about Menopause

Unison Ceredigion branch are running a campaign to raise awareness in the workplace about Menopause and have not only produced Welsh and English language versions of the posters but have also created information posters aimed at raising mens’ awareness of Menopause also. The posters are available for you to put up in your workplaces. Contact […]

Get Help with School uniform costs this Summer

Get help with school uniform costs this summer Click on the links below to find out more. Poster Q and A Application Form    

A training Programme for Carers

A training Programme for Carers


UNISON: DENBIGHSHIRE MUST PROVE LEISURE OUTSOURCING IS IN PUBLIC INTEREST  A trade union representing leisure service staff has asked Denbighshire County Council for detailed evidence to prove it has properly considered alternatives to outsourcing leisure facilities for a second time despite its earlier disastrous experience.  A special meeting of the Council tomorrow (Thursday 30 May), […]

News from Local Government – 14 May 2019

News from Local Government – 14 May 2019 This e-mail informs you of circulars and bulletins on issues and developments of interest to branches and members. UNISON NJC Committee’s proposal for 2020 – 21 NJC Pay Claim: Clarification for Branch consultation Circular LG 20 2019 issued 3 May 2019 asked branches to consult members as […]


CEREDIGION SCHOOL SUPPORT WORKERS: “WE FEEL WORTHLESS”  56 school support workers for pre-school and reception age children in Ceredigion are threatened with redundancy or reduced working hours because the budget for Foundation Phase support has been significantly cut. Staff have told UNISON they are fed up at being targeted each year when schools need to […]

“Give young people a stronger voice”

3 minutes with Kendal Bromley, student nurse and chair of UNISON national young members’ forum.

Ceredigion County Council will be a living wage employer


It’s time for an election to settle Brexit, says UNISON

Commenting on the failure of the Withdrawal Bill, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:  “Theresa May must stop trying to railroad her awful Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament. It’s been rejected three times, but still the Prime Minister won’t take no for an answer.  “The PM has tried to impose a deal that no-one truly believes […]