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Serco evictions condemned: Herald letter from UNISON, SASW and academics

We note with serious concern Serco’s stated intent to evict up to 300 people who have been told they cannot

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Quality Social Care Procurement

Our latest briefing looks at the practice of social care procurement. There has been some progress since our 2017 survey,

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Social workers must reject role of agents of state and stand up for ethical practice

Activists who attended Sunday’s lunchtime fringe meeting “Social work against the state attack on asylum and refuge” heard powerful presentations

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Social Work

Resist introduction of CONNECT tool

UNISON have established that the ‘CONNECT’ tool is being used by Council social work staff in Edinburgh and Glasgow when

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Should Social Workers Be Part of the Immigration System and Border Control?

UNISON along with SASW and refugee support organisations are concerned at reports from England that social workers are being asked

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Refuge and Asylum in Scotland – a guide for members

Asylum seekers in Scotland do not get the support services they are entitle to because of inadequate support for social

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Asylum seekers in Scotland are denied social work services, say UNISON and Scottish Association of Social Work

  Asylum seekers in Scotland do not get the support services they are entitle to because of inadequate support for

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Stirling Council Adopt UNISON Ethical Care Charter

  Stirling are the latest council to adopt UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter. They join half a dozen of so councils

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First Minister must intervene in Bield Housing decision to close 12 care homes

Bield Housing and Care, announced yesterday (11 October) that they intend to close 12 care homes in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow,

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Public service workers march on Holyrood for fair pay

Public sector workers along with their families and friends will march and rally later today (Saturday) in Edinburgh in support

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