BASW launches trade union to give social workers a 'constructive' voice

September 2011
Community Care;9/1/2011, Issue 1874, p7
The article offers information on the Social Workers Union (SWU), launched by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW), to give a constructive voice to social workers. According to social care spokesperson for Aspect, Roger Kline, BASW has established a certified trade union, that represents its members. It states that 14,000 members of the association can opt for membership of the union at no cost, and are not prevented from joining other trade unions.


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