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25 January 2017
Hospital Sterilisation and Disinfection Unit workers at ABMU Health Board have taken strike action
20 October 2015
250 workers at Crown Packaging in South Wales were dropped a bombshell last week with the announcement that the plant, which has been a landmark in Neath for almost 80 years, is to close due to alleged 'overcapacity'
24 June 2015
A new Tory government spells disaster for our already-beleaguered NHS. Socialist Party health workers and service users pick apart the problems the NHS faces - and what needs to happen to save it.
14 May 2014
Care workers who were transferred to working for Grwp Gwalia two years ago are striking to retain their terms and conditions
8 May 2013
After lengthy discussions the trade unions Unison, GMB, Unite and Ucatt in Neath/Port Talbot council have announced an agreement which they claim will protect jobs while allowing the Labour council to make cuts due to the £21 million financial gap in its funding...
7 November 2012
Recently I read a headline in the South Wales Evening Post - "Strike fears over council budget" - about Neath Port Talbot council, writes a Unison local government member
3 March 2011
Reports from around the UK: Thousands of people demonstrated against cuts last week, as shown in these reports in this week's issue of the Socialist from Hull, Camden, Lambeth, Haringey, Lewisham, Birmingham, Swansea and Bradford
8 December 2010
NEATH AND Port Talbot local authority has reached an agreement with the majority of unions, including Unison, representing its 7,000 workforce on implementing massive cuts, Socialist Party members in Unison write.
8 December 2010
London: Thousands of students marched again on 30 November, to protest as tuition fees were to be debated in parliament...
8 July 2010
At the first emergency meeting of Unison members at Neath/Port Talbot council an indicative vote for industrial action was overwhelmingly passed by the hundreds of members who packed into Neath town hall...
7 July 2010
LABOUR CONTROLLED Neath/Port Talbot council is threatening to sack its 7,000 strong workforce and re-employ them on worse terms and conditions in a brutal attempt to close a £24 million gap in its budget by 2014, writes Alec Thraves.
1 July 2010
Labour controlled Neath/Port Talbot council are threatening to sack its 7000 strong work force and to re-employ them on worse terms and conditions in a brutal attempt to close a £24 million gap in its budget by 2014...
23 February 2010
Approximately 300 people attended a demonstration and rally held in Port Talbot, South Wales, on Saturday 20th February, a Welsh Unison member writes.
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