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The Government has been accused of "taking a scalpel" to the pay of health workers by refusing to give an across the board wage rise. Increases of 1% will be given to some staff in the NHS, as well as to members of the armed forces, doctors and dentists, senior…
Staff at Glasgow's council-run care homes are to step up industrial action with a three-day walkout starting today. The strike is the third this year in the action by Unison members at care homes for the elderly across the city. They are fighting against changes to shift patterns and job…
Two thirds of London boroughs are yet to be accredited as London Living Wage employers; of the third that are accredited there has been slow progress in applying fair wages to the contracted-out social care sector. In its Fair Pay report released today, the London Assembly’s Economy Committee revealed how…
Members of the union Unison at the social care charity Choice Support have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over changes to pay. Sixty-eight of 80 Unison members balloted last week among the charity’s workforce in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, voted to walk out in a row over…
Workers who care for adults with learning disabilities in Doncaster are considering strike action over proposals to slash their pay. Employees who work for Care UK are said to be facing cuts of up to 50 per cent in their wages after the social care provider announced proposed changes to…
Care sector workers are in line for nearly £340,000 in back pay as a result of investigations by HMRC. More than 2,400 workers in the care sector were underpaid the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in the last two years across the United Kingdom. Over the two-year period, HM Revenue and…
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