United Kingdom - UNISON calls for action to end homecare wage scandal - March 31, 2016

Tens of thousands of care workers across England and Wales are still being paid less than the minimum wage because councils are not insisting that homecare companies pay the workers their travel time, a UNISON report is warning. More than three quarters (76 per cent) of councils in England don’t stipulate in their contracts with homecare providers that firms must pay employees when they are travelling between appointments. This finding is based on a recent UNISON Freedom of Information request.

English: https://www.unison.org.uk/news/press-release/2016/03/unison-calls-for-action …  

The report: https://www.unison.org.uk/content …  

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