Media Coverage of the Social Work Action Network Ireland campaign against the proposed “Graduate Scheme” for Newly Qualified Social Workers

 

 Article in the Journal newspaper: http://www.thejournal.ie/student-social-workers-1346047-Mar2014/

Article in The University Times: http://universitytimes.ie/?p=25119

Photo coverage in Demotrix: http://www.demotix.com/news/4254993/national-social-workers-protest-against-cheap-labour/all-media

Video from  Paula Geraghty at Trade Union TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQahPuTRRf4

Young Workers Network: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVdSQPIGC2g

 We’re Not Leaving Campaign: http://werenotleaving.com/2014/03/21/wnl-supports-social-work-action-network/

Paul Murphy MEP: http://www.paulmurphymep.eu/2014/03/graduate-placement-scheme-thin-end-of-a-wedge-to-drive-down-wages-across-the-sector/

 

*Photo from Union Students Ireland (Denise McCarthy)

Banners for National Social Work Demonstration

Here is a link to the placards and banners we have made (so far!) for the upcoming national social work demonstration on March 21st in Dublin, Ireland. Make sure to make some of your own and post them on our facebook event page ahead of the demo so that we can see everyone’s artwork ahead of the big event!

 

Link to posters:

Student social workers slam proposed graduate scheme as ‘complete exploitation’

An article in The Journal (National online “newspaper” in Ireland) about the proposed “new graduate” scheme for newly qualified social workers. Comments from The Social Work Action Network Galway included, along with details of the upcoming national demonstration being organised by SWAN Ireland.

Link: http://www.thejournal.ie/student-social-workers-1346047-Mar2014/