Departmental social action agents were appointed this Monday morning in front of the departmental council, boulevard de la Marquette in Toulouse. They denounce the deterioration of their working conditions.
Departmental social action agents were appointed this Monday morning in front of the departmental council, boulevard de la Marquette in Toulouse. They denounce the deterioration of their working conditions in all services: social assistance for children, social workers in the sector, maternal and child protection, monitoring of the elderly and disabled… “The institutional responses to this crisis are insufficient and are limited to measures for sorting missions or even privatizing missions. in a department where the population growth is one of the strongest in France” denounces the inter-union SUD, CGT, FO, CFDT and UNSA.
“Our colleagues are exhausted, sick leave is increasing” say the demonstrators, who criticize the departmental council for never taking into account the alert rights filed, except by the threat of a deduction from salary. The unions also announce that they will seize the defender of rights.
The unions received
For its part, the departmental council of Haute-Garonne says “to hear the difficulties raised by the agents of the social sector”, specifying that he devotes to the solidarity a budget of €875.57 million in 2021, i.e. nearly 50% of the community’s total expenditure. This budget is constantly increasing to meet the exponential demand (+ 5.21% compared to 2020)”.
Regarding child welfare, the departmental council recognizes that it too, like the other departments, is faced with difficulties recruiting and retaining social workers. attract young professionals as well as more experienced ones”. 2020, the Department has created Since 675 new childcare places relevant to ASE 242 additional places are planned for 2022.
The Director General of Services received a union delegation on Monday. “The departmental council has made every effort to find solutions to maintain the necessary support for families (experiment with the outsourcing of educational actions at home in certain sectors, reflection on the establishment of mediated visit services which could be accessible to parents in the evening, including weekends, etc.) and to fill vacancies” discover the Department.