Jimmy Johnstone – Why I’m taking Glagow City Council to court

By Jimmy Johnstone, IWGB member taking on Glasgow City Council This article was originally published in the Guardian My wife and I became foster carers because we wanted to make a home for young people who needed one. We put everything into that, even risked our own lives. We tried to do right by the children in a system that exploited us … Read more Jimmy Johnstone – Why I’m taking Glagow City Council to court

Landmark Foster Care Rights Case to be in Scotland Heard Today

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in Scotland will hear the employment rights case on Wed 23 October IWGB’s landmark victory at first tribunal in 2017 was first time a UK court ruled foster care workers were entitled to basic employment rights If upheld, the 2017 ruling could open the door for foster care workers across the … Read more Landmark Foster Care Rights Case to be in Scotland Heard Today

Latest news – Historic First for UK Foster Care Workers

Watch this video to find out more about it: We welcome all members, supporters and friends to join us in the Employment Tribunal. It will take place between the 3rd and 7th of June but the best days to come will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The tribunal will usually run between 10.30 and 4pm. … Read more Latest news – Historic First for UK Foster Care Workers

Your chance to participate in important research

  Hi all,  It would be great if as many of you as possible could complete this important piece of academic research by IWGB member Pete Sims at Bangor University. As foster care workers we suffer enormous amounts of stress and anxiety, not only from the work that we undertake with children and young people, … Read more Your chance to participate in important research