An absolutely HUGE week of wins for care workers across the North West!
From campaign here: https://www.facebook.com/CareworkersvsCOVID19/
Knowsley Council confirms pay rise for social care workers to the real Living Wage of £9.30p/h and additional sick pay support for care workers during Coronavirus crisis
Liverpool Council confirm a £6m investment to ensure all social care workers get full sick pay and support
Wirral Council gives care workers pay rise to the real Living Wage of at least £9.30 p/h for the next 6 months.
Trafford Council sign up to Care Workers vs Covid-19 pledge to support care workers with proper sick pay, PPE and more.
Halton Council signs the Care Workers vs COVID-19 pledge.
Sefton Council signs the Care Workers vs COVID-19 pledge.
Salford Council commits to pay all care workers proper sick pay during the Coronavirus crisis and to cover financial loss.
This is proof that when care workers come together and fight for what’s right we can win! Social care work is a vital public service and it should be funded, respected and valued – not just now but for good. Is your council not on the list? Will you campaign in your local area for them sign up to our demands around PPE, sick pay, the real Living Wage and moreSign up and get involved https://action.unison.org.uk/page/58242/petition/1