Category: Homecare

Home care: Low paid workers told to wait for back pay

Government move a ‘cruel blow’ to carers denied the minimum wage for sleep-ins.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council’s ‘living wage employer’ claim called into question over care home staff pay

A council has been accused of unjustly calling itself a London Living Wage employer amid claims a contractor is pulling a care service over staff pay concerns  Click here to read more.

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Are you a care worker or do you know one?

UNISON’S new Save Care Now website is running a survey of care workers to find out if they feel they’re receiving the right training.  Could you take part or know of a care worker who can?

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Illegal wage crackdown in care sector must target largest providers

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15 minute home care visits in England on the rise

The number of councils in England commissioning 15 minute home care visits has risen in the past year, despite a commitment from the Government to clamp down on rushed visits, is the shock finding of a new UNISON study.  

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Help illegally underpaid care workers

It’s Decent Jobs Week this week and, organised by the TUC, it aims to shine a light on our growing job crisis – the millions trapped in low-paid, insecure, zero-hours contracts.

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Government to launch care investigation as MPs debate pay

The government minister for care today conceded to a call from UNISON to launch a proactive investigation by HMRC into the care sector to combat widespread, illegal levels of pay.

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UNISON urges Government to ‘back up words with actions’ over illegal wages in homecare

UNISON is urging the Government to follow its words with actions following Care Minister Norman Lamb’s request this morning that HMRC carry out a new set of investigations into illegal wages in the homecare sector.

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