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Fund care to lift women workers out of poverty, Welsh councils urged

UNISON Cymru/Wales writes to all country’s councils on International Women’s Day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Care workers win in Bath

Care and health workers have been told that their roles will be returning to Bath and North East Somerset Council

News on the UNISON National site.

Frontline staff need real protection

UNISON says ‘desperate measures’ in leaked plans could lead to preventable deaths

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

‘When the clapping dies down, UNISON will still be fighting for care workers to be properly treated’

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

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

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Care workers vote to strike over threat to sleep-in payments

UNISON members could lose £2,000 a year under plan by private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Give all councils greater share of business rates to fund social care, says UNISON

All local authorities in England should be allowed to keep a greater share than they do currently of business rates so they can afford to fund social care properly, says UNISON today (Wednesday). The union is urging the government to grant councils better terms along similar lines to a deal agreed earlier this month with […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Getting hot, hot, hot – July at UNISON

Whilst UNISON enjoyed the sun and the World Cup as much as the next union, we also didn’t let them stop us working as hard as ever on behalf of our members. Here are just some of our highlights from July

Article on the UNISON National site.

Care workers strike against pay cuts

Some 120 UNISON members in Bath and north east Somerset take action over employers’ ‘work-for-free’ proposals

Article on the UNISON National site.

Manchester City Council moves to lift carers’ pay

Announcement comes as part of plans to bring social care and NHS services closer together

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Damning NAO report ‘exposes government’s lamentable approach to social care’

Responding to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on the social care workforce published today (Thursday), UNISON’s assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “This damning report exposes the government’s lamentable approach to social care, which is letting down elderly and disabled people, as well as the dedicated staff looking after them. “Years of underfunding mean local councils […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON vows to build care campaign

Conference pledges to campaign on funding crisis and step up action to organise workers

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON slams Plymouth care firm failing to pay workers

UNISON has branded 1st Call Home Care a disgrace after finding the Plymouth care firm failing to pay workers a month’s wages. The company, which employs around 100 staff across six care homes in Plymouth, claimed the lack of pay was “a glitch”. Despite promises to deal with the issue by the end of Friday, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

‘When the clapping dies down, UNISON will still be fighting for care workers to be properly treated: paid living wages, with proper job security and career structures.’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Plans to cut care workers’ pay on hold

Strike action on hold pending further talks

Article on the UNISON National site.