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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.

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

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.