Trade Unions

16/02/17 Tata pension deal accepted

'Gun to the head' offer...Read More

13/02/17 Fight to save Llanelli benefits office

Tories cutting jobs in most deprived areas...Read More

25/01/17 Successful and solid one-day strike at ABMU Health Board

Hospital workers strike for equal pay...Read More

24/01/17 Steely opposition growing to Tata pension offer

Suspicion at Tata's 'promises'...Read More

05/01/17 Cardiff council plan more cuts while increasing reserves

Protest against cuts to public services on Febrary 23...Read More

09/12/16 Nationalise Tata Steel to save jobs and pensions

Will Tata renege on jobs like it has on pensions?...Read More

31/10/16 Carmarthenshire UNISON pledged to fight cuts

Oppose cuts whether they come from Westminster or Cardiff...Read More

03/08/16 South Wales NUM supports Jeremy Corbyn

The South Wales NUM has come out in support of Jeremy Corbyn...Read More

15/07/16 Brookes workers continue the fight against 2Sisters

Workers take action against bullying management...Read More

24/06/16 National Museum Workers Accept Deal

Strike action forces management concessions...Read More

21/06/16 National Museum Workers ballot on offer

Improved compensation but not weekend premiums...Read More

02/06/16 RF Brookes walk out over pay cut

Rogerstone BFAWU workers take action to defend pay and conditions...Read More

25/05/16 University lecturers strike

Two day strike for fair pay...Read More

11/05/16 Museum workers rally to demand action by the Welsh government

"Where's Carwyn?"...Read More

06/05/16 Tata worker pensions under threat

How can a buyer be trusted with jobs and communities if they won't take on workers' pensions?...Read More

28/04/16 National Museum strike solid

Workers determined to stand up to management bullying and pay cuts...Read More

02/04/16 Protest demands Nationalise Tata

Movement needed to force the government...Read More

30/03/16 Save Our Steel

Nationalise Tata!...Read More

28/03/16 Young workers excluded from pay rise

Living Wage or Fool's Gold? ...Read More

27/03/16 Museum workers strike to defend pay

Bank Holiday picket lines...Read More

09/03/16 Protests against benefit sanctions

Stop this cruel Tory punishment of the unemployed...Read More

09/03/16 Corbyn in Wales

Hundreds turn out to support Jeremy Corbyn...Read More

18/01/16 Nationalise Tata to save Welsh steel jobs!

750 jobs to be slashed in Port Talbot...Read More

14/01/2016 Carmarthenshire UNISON branch demands Plaid steps back from cuts

"Plaid councillors have a choice of whether to vote for cuts or not"...Read More

06/01/2016 Arriva Wales drivers' strike solid

Nationalise rail now!...Read More

12/11/15 College staff to stage protests over funding cuts

College staff to stage protests over funding cuts that will "decimate" adult education in Wales...Read More

14/09/15 Probation Service staff strike for a pay rise

Workers have had enough after 16% pay cut...Read More

02/09/15 Great support for Cardiff bus strike

"No more lies - give us a rise"...Read More

30/08/15 Swansea workers unite to fight back

RMT and PCS members co-ordinate rally with trades council...Read More

20/08/15 National Museum of Wales strike

PCS members take action against pay cuts...Read More

18/08/15 Plaid council continues Labour/Tory cuts

Carmarthenshire council party change means no change in cuts...Read More

03/08/15 National Museum strike

Museum workers walkout at 15% pay cut...Read More

10/07/15 Cardiff teachers strike against ontolerable workloads

Dispute a test case as council attempts to force more from teachers...Read More

10/07/15 First Great Western strike solid

Company losing £34 million a day...Read More

09/07/15 First Great Western strike

RMT takes action to defend safety...Read More

19/06/15 Local Government Reorganisation in Wales means cuts

A serious threat to jobs and council services...Read More

19/06/15 Swansea EOTAS strike

Half of EOTAS jobs threatened...Read More

23/04/15 College workers and students fight Labour cuts

Hundreds protest £30 million cuts to adult education...Read More

03/03/15 Protest at 47% pay rise for college principal

UCU Coleg Y Cymoedd lobbies governors...Read More

22/01/15 Coleg Y Cymoedd UCU protests against 46% pay rise for principal

Redundancies and pay cuts for staff, huge pay hike for college bosses...Read More

10/01/15 Reject 1% FE pay offer call

"F*** all plus 1% is still - f***" all!"...Read More

28/07/14 Newport Passport Office strike for jobs and decent pay

Hundreds of jobs lost = Thousands of passports backlogged...Read More

10/07/14 Welsh public services on strike

Over 70,000 join strike over pay, cuts and pensions...Read More

30/06/14 Ministry of Justice strike against privatisation

Big turnout at Newport picket line as multinational prepares to outsource work...Read More

25/06/14 Strike for 1% and fight for a living wage!

22% of workers do not receive the living wage in Wales...Read More

18/06/14 'Skeleton service' at the National Museum as PCS strikes

Museum staff strike to defend pay ...Read More

27/05/14 Wales TUC leaders back Welsh Labour cutbacks

"If it wasn't for the Socialists..."...Read More

16/05/14 Global fast food protest hits Cardiff

Youth Fight For Jobs Wales and Bakers Union join protest in 30 countries...Read More

14/05/14 Grwp Gwalia strike to defend pay and conditions

Neath Port Talbot council outsource pay cuts...Read More

14/05/14 Land Registry workers strike to prevent privatisation

"If it ain't broke - why fix it?"...Read More

04/05/14 Welsh May Day celebrations of workers' struggles

"May Day, Our Day!"...Read More

29/04/14 Fighting library cuts in the Vale of Glamorgan

Vale Labour council closing four libraries...Read More

24/04/14 Bridgend council workers to ballot for strike action

Fight back against Labour council's walk out from national pay agreement...Read More

16/04/14 Support No2EU - Yes to Workers Rights in the European elections

Trade Unions should break support for Labour...Read More

14/04/14 Carwyn Jones does a Pontius Pilate for Easter

First Minister no comment on his council freezing pay...Read More

11/04/14 Let down by Welsh Labour

Bridgend Labour Council withdraws from national pay-bargaining...Read More

03/04/14 Visteon pensioners win financial offer from Ford

Swansea workers to meet next Tuesday 7.30 pm...Read More

27/03/14 Victory for Carmarthenshire UNISON in union secondments battle

Anti union Labour council backs down in attack on union rights...Read More

26/03/2014 NUT strike effects closes hundreds of Welsh schools

Build the action with all Welsh teaching unions...Read More

25/03/14 Welsh Labour scuppers zero hour ban

Labour votes with the Tories at the Senedd against a ban on zero hour contracts...Read More

14/03/14 Carmarthenshire UNISON AGM prepares for action

Anger at Labour council's double standards...Read More

24/02/14 What's the point in New Labour?

11 Labour councils in Wales have voted for or are in the process of voting through vicious cuts to jobs and services...Read More

21/02/14 Fighting the Cuts in Swansea and West Wales

Socialists and trade unionists lobbied Swansea's Labour council on Tuesday evening...Read More

11/12/13 Swansea Labour council prepares �45 million of Tory cuts

Swansea councillors: which side are you on?...Read More

26/11/13 Panorama exposes exploitation at Swansea Amazon

Tax dodging company exploits workers...Read More

24/11/13 TUSC by election campaigns hit Splott and Riverside

Big support for resisting the cuts...Read More

29/10/13 South African workers' leader to speak in Cardiff

Mametlwe Sebei, leader of miners' strikes at Marikana, to address Socialist Party meeting on November 6...Read More

25/10/13 Socialist UNISON members call for a fight to resist Welsh council cuts

Extracts from a statement from �Socialist Party Wales� members in UNISON...Read More

23/10/13 New history of the Welsh working class launched

'Land of Whose Fathers' by Geoff Jones launched in Llanelli...Read More

16/10/13 Is Workfare Coming to Morrisons?

Morrison's 3 day tasters" leave a nasty taste in the mouth...Read More

14/10/13 Welsh council union branch fights cuts and job losses

Carmarthenshire UNISON calls on council to resist the cuts...Read More

02/010/13 The Xmas Amazon Jungle

Working for the tax dodgers in Swansea...Read More

25/09/13 Fire-fighters walk out across Wales

FBU members determined to defend pensions...Read More

01/09/13 A cautionary tale for workers offered shares for employment rights

Con Dems scheme to abolish workers' rights begins today...Read More

30/08/13 UNISON members lobby Swansea Labour Council against swingeing pay cuts

Some council workers face losing their homes...Read More

21/08/13 Stop the coastguard cuts

Enjoying the beautiful Gower coastline is a lot more hazardous this year...Read More

18/09/13 Support the FBU - end scab recruitment

Fire authorities have been trying to recruit scab labour to undermine strike action by the FBU...Read More

16/08/13 An all too familiar tale...

A Welsh Labour Council attacks the trade union members who voted and campaigned for their election...Read More

01/08/13 Caerphilly Council - shocking examples of spying on workers� private lives

Council wastes another �150,000 - this time spying on workers' private lives...Read More

06/07/13 65th Birthday of the NHS should be celebrated, but not with cuts

UNISON activists call for campaign to defend the Wales NHS...Read More

25/06/13 Welsh Labour council to introduce zero hour contracts

Union activists call for action against exploitation...Read More

17/06/13 Welsh Ambulance service crisis deepens

Worst ambulance response times in mainland UK...Read More

17/06/13 Ian Bosworth

The sad news reaches us today of the passing away of Ian Bosworth...Read More

23/05/13 Wales TUC - leadership fails to defend jobs and fight cuts

Delegates told to 'Keep Calm' and carry on with the cuts...Read More

07/05/13 Union recommends pay cuts to members

Neath/Port Talbot employees forced to donate wages to council finances...Read More

29/04/13 Trades Unionist and Socialist Coalition Wales up and running

Workers demand a real political alternative...Read More

20/03/13 PCS members strike on budget day

Thousands take action to defend livelihoods and job security...Read More

20/02/13 Construction workers demand public sector projects stick to national agreements

Demonstration at Cardiff incinerator site...Read More

18/12/12 Caerphilly council workers protest against bosses' pay hike

21% rise for the boss during pay freeze...Read More

30/11/12 Civil servants rally against government attacks

HMRC workers prove we are not 'all in this together'...Read More

30/11/12 DVLA Swansea strike against cuts and privatisation

PCS defends jobs and services...Read More

04/11/12 Wales UNISON member calls for fight against council cuts

Bleak future for local government predicted by WLGA...Read More

30/10/12 Welsh Labour MPs abstain on masssive pension cuts

More 'muddy-cloured brown fluid' than 'clear red water'...Read More

30/10/12 More attacks on workers' conditions at Neath Port Talbot council

Labour council leaders come back for more cuts...Read More

15/10/12 Socialist Party Wales leader speaks at South African miners' press conference

Alec Thraves speaks at formation of a new strike committee...Read More

01/10/12 First Cymru bus strike

Drivers and engineers strike for a pay rise without strings...Read More

22/09/12 Sparks protest against BAM in Cardiff

Solidarity with workers sacked in London...Read More

26/07/12 Remploy workers step up campaign - solid strike today

New action planned for August 6th...Read More

19/07/12 Remploy strike - solid defiance of Con Dem closure plans

"Save Remploy! Sack the Con-Dems!"...Read More

18/07/12 Remploy workers strike July 19 to keep factories open - Welsh government must take over factories

Welsh government must intervene to save factories instead of funding loss of jobs...Read More

18/07/12 Regional pay would cut �660 million from Welsh economy

Wales TUC study shows devastating effects...Read More

04/07/12 Remploy workers vote for strike action

Big majority for action to defend factories...Read More

04/07/12 Welsh Government opens door to privatisation of further education

And cap on university places shows failure of fees...Read More

30/06/12 Wales Shop Stewards Network conference prepares for action

Trade union reps call for a 24 hour general strike...Read More

22/06/12 Wales Shop Stewards Network conference, Saturday June 30

Trade union reps prepare for WSSN conference...Read More

26/05/12 Wales TUC conference - 'Unity' must be based on action

Right wing leaders fail to stifle debate...Read More

10/05/12 Public sector strike - workers stand firm

30,000 strike in Wales to defend pensions...Read More

20/03/12 PCS calls for one day united strike action to defend pensions

April action called for in civil service and education...here

23/02/12 Total victory for UNITE electricians!

'Dirty seven' construction companies humbled by sparks...Read More

23/02/12 PCS strikes at EHR

Strike to stop cuts to the service...Read More

22/0/12 TUSC issues call for anti cuts candidates in Wales

"Fight the cuts at the ballot box"...Read More

10/1/12 UNISON members unhappy at pensions proposals

Concern at concessions to government...Read More

14/12/11 Sparks protest at Llandough

1200 jobs at risk...Read More

14/12/11 PCS promises fight to stop DVLA office closures

1200 jobs at risk...Read More

9/12/11 Croespenmaen Unilever workers strike to defend pensions...

Pot noodle mine grinds to a halt...Read More

7/12/11 Welsh construction electricians protest employers attacks

Llandough hospital construction site picketed by 50 workers...Read More

30/11/11 200,000 strike in Wales

Pickets out in force across Wales...Read More

29/11/11 Wales prepares for N30

Biggest strike since 1926 to defend pensions...Read More

21/11/11 Newport lobby of Dussmann UK in solidarity with striking German hospital workers...

Management react angrily...Read More

14/10/11 Welsh Remploy workers vow to fight closures

Defend disabled workers, defend jobs...Read More

13/09/11 Carmarthenshire council workers' meetings reject divisive job evaluation

Fear and anger amongst council workers...Read More

11/09/11 Carmarthenshire County Council unions organise oppositon to divisive Job Evaluation

Many workers shocked by pay cuts on top of pay freeze...Read More

20/08/11 Bob Crow salutes strikers of 1911 and supports new workers' party in 2011. Watch video

30/06/11 Massive public sector pension strike in Wales

Public sector workers show they will not accept pension cuts...Read More

17/06/11 Coleg Morgannwg: Victory over victimisation

UCU Wales president wins significant victory against anti-union employers...Read More

07/06/11 HMRC workers Strike Against Harrassment and Job Cuts

"They're getting ready to sack workers on the cheap," remarked one picket at Llanishen Tax Office as PCS members began strike action today...Read More

06/06/11 EHRC workers strike again against cuts

PCS members at the Equality and Human Rights Commission took their third period of strike action today...Read More

26/05/11 Coleg Morgannwg UCU members walk out against victimisation of union rep

UCU Wales president disciplined by college management...Read More

23/05/11 Newport Passport Office - campaign saves 150 jobs but fight goes on

Workers win concession but 150 jobs still under threat...Read More

18/04/11 Enthusiastic support for DWP call centres strike

Workers across wales come out......Read More

16/04/11 Workers in Wales demand action to defeat the cuts

Wales Shop Stewards Network anti cuts conference......Read More

29/03/11 Visteon pensions protest at parliament

Pensioners demand that Ford honours its responsibility for pensions...Read More

26/03/11 Thousands from Wales march in London in biggest trade union demo in British history

Co-ordinated action wins support...Read More

24/03/11 Great support for UCU strike

Hundreds of UCU members rally at the Senedd...Read More

23/03/11 Civil service union ballots members for action to improve services to the unemployed

PCS balloting Jobcentreplus Contact Centre workers...Read More

19/03/11 Wales university lecturers' strike just the beginning

Report from UCU picket lines...Read More

14/03/11 Yahya Al Faifi wins asylum battle

Saudi trade unionist taking refuge in South Wales wins right to remain...Read More

05/03/11 Thousands march through Cardiff against the cuts

Trade union march shows mass opposition to Con Dem's austerity developing...Read More

01/03/11 What use unions agreement with Welsh council bosses?

"Memorandum of Understanding" not worth the paper it is written on...Read More

28/02/11 Trade unionists and service users lobby Swansea council

No cuts to services or workers' pay and conditions...Read More

19/02/11 Rhondda Cynon Taff marches against the cuts

Over 400 trade unionists, community campaigners and young people marched in Pontypridd against a disgraceful attack by RCT council on its workers...Read More

18/02/11 Support Remploy workers

Disabled factory workers at Remploy, the government funded manufacturing company, are considering taking strike action to defend their jobs...Read More

15/02/11 UCU Wales meets to oppose cuts

Welsh lecturers organise as picture of cuts takes shape...Read More

14/02/11 TATA steelworks contract cleaners strike

Around 70 contract cleaners, working for OCS at the TATA Steelworks in Port Talbot, South Wales are taking part in 2 days of strike action in a dispute over pay....Read More

13/02/11 Egypt and Wales TUC - two new forms of protest!

While workers in Egypt fight for their rights the Wales TUC leadership says a demonstration against the Con Dems in Cardiff is impossible...Read More

08/02/11 Swansea council workers meet to discuss how to oppose cuts

A start that has to be built on...Read More

04/02/11 Train cleaners strike against cowboy employers

Members of the RMT cleaners, servicing First Great Western Trains at Cardiff and Swansea are taking 24hour strike action today over wages and pension contributions by Mitie...Read More

03/02/11 Build-up for action begins at Cardiff University

UCU members meet with 700 jobs under threat...Read More

31/1/11 RCT council workers speak out against Labour council blackmail

Union leaders must call for decisive action...Read More

31/1/11 Visteon pensioners still fighting for their rights

On the very day that Ford Motor Company announced profits of $6.6billion after tax, Unite has launched legal action against the car giant in a bid to win back lost pensions for over 3,000 pensioners. ...Read More

30/1/11 RMT drivers to strike again over fair pay

RMT train drivers working for Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) are planning a second day of strike action this Friday, 4th February, as part of their campaign for fair pay...Read More

23/1/11 Newport Jobcentreplus Contact Centre strikers thanks trade unionists for support

Message from PCS DWP SE Wales branch ... Read More

20/1/11 DWP call centres strike solid

PCS members strike to defend conditions and service to claimants... Read More

18/1/11 Newport civil servants to strike at Jobcentreplus call centre on January 20th/21st

National call centre strike to improve working conditions and service to claimants... Read More

12/1/11 RMT drivers on Arriva Trains Wales to take further action on pay and conditions

Rail union RMT confirmed today that drivers on Arriva Trains Wales, who have voted overwhelmingly for strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, will take a second day of strike action on the 19th January... Read More

11/1/11 NSSN debate - the way forward for the anti-cuts movement

An article from the Socialist takes up some of the controversy around the NSSN conference against the cuts on January 22nd... Read More

27/12/10 - Arriva RMT drivers strike for parity

The valleys lines were closed today by a strike of RMT drivers against a scrooge employer... Read More

10/12/10 - TU 'Leaders' co-operating with destruction of members pay and conditions

Union leaders at Neath/Port Talbot council have agreed to big cuts... Read More

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