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