Surrey social workers seek strike action over 'bullying'

September 2009
Community Care;9/10/2009, Issue 1786, p11
The article reports on the plan of Unison to set a strike over claims of excessive workloads and management bullying of child welfare workers at Surrey Council in England. Unison claimed that unqualified staff were handing serious cases due to labor shortages and managers threatened them with disciplinary actions if they fail to meet performance targets. It mentions that the Surrey Council is taking action to ensure children's safety and to retail high-quality staff.


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