Search tagged Sleep-in payments

AFG taking a big cut from funding it receives

UNISON releases figures as workers take a third day of action in fight against company cutting pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Home care: Low paid workers told to wait for back pay

Care workers owed up to six years’ back pay after being paid below the minimum wage will have to wait until October for the money they are owed after a government announcement today

Article on the UNISON National site.

Care companies must give back pay to staff who do sleep-ins, says UNISON

Charities and care companies that have paid staff one-off payments for overnight sleep-ins should not be exempt from paying the national minimum wage, says UNISON. Claims for back pay could cost the sector £400m according to Mencap. UNISON believes care workers should be paid at least the minimum wage for work they have already done […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Taking the sleep-ins fight to the Supreme Court

We’re fighting every step of the way to win our case on “sleep ins” – making sure care workers who stay overnight with the vulnerable people they care for receive the pay they deserve for their work. And this week we were granted permission to take our case to the Supreme Court.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

August: it was no holiday

There was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work

Article on the UNISON National site.

Social care scheme helps no-one, says UNISON

Care system is creaking at the seams

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Sleep in Payments | Home Counties Branch

Date
24 May 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm
Location
The Grange Moor Hotel 4-8 St Michael’s Road Maidstone ME16 8BS

Join representatives from UNISON’s Home Counties Community & Voluntary Sector branch for an information and discussion forum on Sleep in Payments. Discussions at the event will include: Understanding what people are paid at the moment What is the legal position? How this issue affects you as a worker. Do invite your colleagues that are non-members […]

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

UNISON criticises government announcement for social care providers

Commenting on the government’s announcement of additional support for social care providers, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This announcement is a huge blow for low-paid workers. Each year, care workers are collectively cheated of £130m in wages, but this outrageous state of affairs has failed to prompt any meaningful reaction from the government. “Now ministers see […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Care workers: your rights

UNISON is the UK’s largest union, and we’re the union for care workers. Sleep-ins, impossible rotas, zero hours contracts, unpaid travel time, just fifteen minutes to care. When you’ve got a problem, we’re right there to help you.

Page on the UNISON National site.

Social care wages scheme helps no-one, says UNISON

Commenting on the government’s new scheme for social care employers that sets out to address the problems where sleep-in staff have not been paid the minimum wage, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “This scheme helps no-one. The care system is creaking at the seams, and no-one wants to see it plunged further into crisis. […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Sleep-in appeal to the Supreme Court is extremely good news

Now there’s the chance to clarify the law once and for all

Press release on the UNISON National site.

AFG workers set to begin seven-day strike

Company has rejected UNISON’s offer of serious talks over cutting carers’ sleep-in shift payments

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Why we’re fighting on over sleep-in payments

Like on the Employment Tribunal Fees case, we believe that we have a strong case, with both the facts and what’s right on our side.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.