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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

Seminar hears that government has been in office for almost 10 years, yet has not even produced a green paper on social care

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Care home deaths expose social care system ‘unfit for purpose’, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says complete overhaul needed so no one is left unprotected again

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.