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Organising to raise the bar

Community delegates recognise work of Care Workers for Change campaign in defending care services and organising a fragmented and casualised workforce

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Labour of Care

1 May 2018 6:30pm–8:00pm
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics,1 Sheffield St, London WC2A 2AP

If a society is judged on its ability to care for those who need support, what does it mean to turn caring into profit?

Event on the UNISON National site.

Care sector ‘is vital for our society and our economy’

UNISON sets out priorities at successful first national social care seminar

Article on the UNISON National site.

Stirling becomes latest council to sign up to Ethical Care Charter

Scottish council signs charter committing it to standards for care workers and those they care for

Article on the UNISON National site.

Mencap to pay care workers minimum wage for sleep-ins

Mencap has agreed to pay care workers above the national minimum wage for sleep-ins, following a successful campaign by UNISON. The charity has been in dispute with UNISON over its failure to pay care staff the minimum wage when providing on-call night care. Some carers had previously been paid a flat rate of £25 for a […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Social care record condemned

It involved social care workers from across the UK, meeting to discuss the key issues affecting the sector. Austerity […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.