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More cuts for young people as Regional Youth Work Unit closes

In: Cuts, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers

Cuts blamed as Learning South-West, which houses the Regional Youth Work Unit, closes in dramatic fashion with eight staff being made redundant. The Regional Youth Work Unit supports young people and the youth sector to have a voice in decisions that affect their lives.There’s no indication yet on the charity’s web site and we are told that the staff, which includes Gill Millar, a hugely respected youth work figure, had no idea this was coming.  Read More »

Members at Shelter ready to go out on strike

In: Cuts, Fighting Back, Housing, Pay

Breaking news....Concessions were made at ACAS talks today, and Shelter stewards have called off the impending strike (which was to start tomorrow) in order to put the concessions to the Shelter membership. This means that the planned three day strike due to start tomorrow (Tuesday 16th December) has been suspended so that members can be balloted.  Read More »

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