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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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Conference

UNISON members will not set aside their social work values in supporting asylum seekers

UNISON will step up support for local government workers who assist asylum seekers in the face of diminishing council budgets,coupled

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Conference Local Government Social Work

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 Social Work Publications

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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Press Release
Press release

Residential care homes are failing the elderly, says UNISON Scotland

That’s the message UNISON Scotland is taking to the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) to call on politicians to support its

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Health Responses Social Work

Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

The Scottish Government is consulting about a new approach to workforce planning in health and social care. In UNISON Scotland’s

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Social Work Social Work Publications

Dave Watson promotes Ethical Care Charter at Lib Dem conference

UNISON’s Dave Watson has been promoting our Ethical Care Charter at the Lib Dem Party Conference in Perth. He has just spoken at

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Press Release
Press release Social Work

UNISON slams plans for huge rises in fees for social care staff as a ‘tax on compassion’

UNISON, Scotland’s largest public service union, has hit out after an announcement by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) to

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Briefings

Briefing 084 Bargaining – Health and Social Care Delivery Plan – January 2017

KEY POINTS: • A major shift of treatment into community settings is planned • Some services and treatments will be

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Social Work Social Work Publications

Children first – ethical social work with refugee children

Ten years on from UNISON Scotland and BASW Scotland’s  first ever guide for social workers on ethical working with asylum

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