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Landmark Legal Victory Opens Door to Workers Rights for UK Foster Carers

Foster care workers and IWGB members Jimmy and Christine Johnstone launched the case in 2017 after being left in fear for their lives and the life of a young person in their care. Following an initial victory, Glasgow City Council appealed the ruling. This week the Edinburgh Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld the initial decision … Continue reading Landmark Legal Victory Opens Door to Workers Rights for UK Foster Carers

Fostering under Covid: Pamela’s story

At the last session for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Foster Carer Workers, members shared powerful testimonies about their experience of fostering during the Covid pandemic. Here is Pamela’s. You can watch the full session here: https://www.facebook.com/IWGBfostercare/videos/250151702993861/ I have been fostering for nearly 20 years and currently have a few long term children, having … Continue reading Fostering under Covid: Pamela’s story

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