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23 October 2019

Today glasgow’s appeal against Jimmy and Christine Johnstone’s case is being heard, and we’ve received plenty of news coverage

Herald – https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17985848.appeal-consider-landmark-foster-carers-rights-case/

The Times – https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/glasgow-appeal-ruling-will-decide-foster-carers-employment-rights-q88987xqs

This Monday saw Sarah Anderson, our chair’s response to the Jimmy Johnstone ruling in the Guardian…

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/07/foster-care-workers-dedication-scrutiny-no-employment-rights

Here’s the press on our monumental win in the Jimmy Johnstone case!

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15449863._Landmark__ruling_says_husband_and_wife_foster_carers_are_council_employees/

https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1394863-foster-carers-win-landmark-employee-rights-tribunal/

http://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/glasgow-news/glasgow-couple-found-council-employees-13423952

And more union press…

Our Chair Sarah Anderson’s interview in the Guardian, the Society interview

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/17/foster-care-worker-seeks-employment-rights-interview

The IWGB General Secretary Jason Moyer-Lee’s article in the Guardian about foster care workers rights, and decent pay

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/01/foster-care-vulnerable-children-rights-pay

BBC coverage of the union inauguration

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37411759

The Guardian’s coverage of our inauguration

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/20/foster-carers-fight-working-rights-trade-unions

Huffpost…

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/cathal-sheerin/urged-on-by-shadow-chance_b_12103108.html

And more press coverage…

https://www.theguardian.com/profile/jason-moyer-lee


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