Majority of homecare staff are unpaid for travel between visits

Employers must pay for time between visits to ensure fair wages

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Labour’s move to close legal loophole is welcome

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Legal win has implication for thousands of workers

Homecare workers paid less than the minimum wage

Thousands of care workers across England and Wales are being paid less than the national minimum wage because councils aren’t insisting that homecare companies pay for travel time, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Using a Freedom of Information (FoI) request, UNISON reveals that more than half (54%) of local authorities in England don’t state in their […]