Learn about successful campaigns that have been supported by Campaign Collective, including several led by SWU members.
It’s not too late to register for SWU’s Training & Development Day in Manchester on Saturday 23rd September 2023.
In my view Trade Unionism and Social Work are markedly intertwined as social movements, both are concerned with the challenge of inequalities while seeking change and improvement by redress of power imbalances.
New SWU Assistant General Secretary announced and “How in 2023 do we improve on stress and working conditions for UK social workers?”
SWU Chair Dave Callow shares his reflections on the importance of unions and hope at the beginning of the 2022 festive season. In my first blog as chair of SWU, I would like to begin by thanking all the social Read more
Despite the regular call out for strike from some BASW and SWU members; unfortunately, there isn’t an automatic legal right to strike in the UK. Difference between British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and Social Workers Union (SWU) Membership of Read more
Are you a member of SWU, and would you like to become a SWU Union Contact in your workplace or amongst your university cohort? If so, our next Group Induction Day is Saturday 10th September from 9.30am-3.30pm in Central Birmingham. Lunches and refreshments are provided Read more
SWU National Organiser Carol Reid comments on the continuing wave of privatisation and loss of public sector services A recent announcement that the Department for Education (DfE) has awarded £7million to Frontline for the provision of “training and development for council children’s Read more
The next SWU Union Contact Induction Day is Saturday 10th September 2022 in the BASW Offices, central Birmingham.
SWU Union Contacts in Scotland and interested SASW members are invited to attend our Teams meeting on August 10th 2021 The Social Workers Union (SWU) is pleased to be in collaboration with the Scottish Association of Social Workers (SASW) to Read more