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Careworkers in North London have threatened strikes in struggle to win £12 an hour and NHS terms and conditions. They are organising in the United Voices of the World union who say: “Throughout this deadly pandemic they have risked their lives to care for the elderly and some of the most vulnerable, and all on … Continue reading Careworkers to strike for NHS terms and conditions and £12 an hour
Home careworkers in Haringey, supported by Unison, have been award over £10,000 each at employment tribunal in a signficant victory that could result in large payouts for hundreds of thousands of home care workers across the country. The employment tribunal ruled that the employers, Kaamil Education Limited, Diligent Care Services Limited, and Premier Carewaiting Limited … Continue reading Tribunal rules: Pay homecarers travel time!
According to the latest figures from government, just 41.4% of care providers in England have used the £600 million Infection Control Fund to pay workers who are isolating following a positive test. The government now plans to add a further £546 million to the fund. There remains some doubt as to what the remaining 59% … Continue reading Just 41% care providers pay staff to isolate despite being given £600 million taxpayer’s money
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