Posts in Category: Workforce

WLGA Welcomes Social Care Workforce Survey and Calls for More Investment in the Workforce 

Earlier this year, Social Care Wales undertook the first all-Wales survey of the registered social care workforce with the results published today. Responding to Social Care Wales’ survey of the registered workforce in Wales, Councillor Huw... read more
Thursday, 05 October 2023 Categories: News Social Services Workforce

Clarity and support urgently needed: WLGA response to today’s TATA news 

Cllr Anthony Hunt, WLGA Finance and Resources Spokesperson said: “Investment is welcome, but local government in Wales is extremely concerned to hear about the impact on jobs of the news today about TATA. “Any job losses on this... read more

WLGA responds to industrial action by teaching unions 

Councillor Ian Roberts (Flintshire), WLGA Education Spokesperson said: “Teachers play an integral role in our communities in educating, supporting, and nurturing our young people. It is vital that any pay award is balanced between rewarding... read more
Tuesday, 17 January 2023 Categories: Lifelong Learning News Workforce

37,000 local government jobs lost from communities over a decade 

A report published today highlights the extraordinary impact that a decade of austerity has had on the council workforce in Wales. Local government has had to endure almost £1bn in cuts since the onset of austerity in 2009. Today’s Public... read more
Thursday, 20 June 2019 Categories: News Workforce

WLGA welcomes Welsh Government funding to help meet pension costs 

WLGA has welcomed confirmation by Welsh Government of additional funding being made available in 2019-20 to help meet the additional costs associated with pension changes previously announced by UK Government. The additional funding... read more
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 Categories: News Workforce

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