Unison says profiteers Care UK are axing sick pay, holiday time and weekend and night work bonuses

Derby People's Assembly


More than 150 Yorkshire care workers are to begin a week-long strike today over savage attacks on their pay.

Profiteers Care UK took over services last year to provide care for vulnerable people in their own homes and group homes in Doncaster.

The service was part of the NHS, but Care UK undercut the NHS to win the contract last September. The NHS staff, who care for elderly people suffering dementia, were transferred to Care UK.

Now the firm wants to axe pay for evening and weekend work, which will leave workers thousands of pounds a year worse off. The profit-hungry privateer also wants to slash sick pay and holiday entitlement.

Staff voted overwhelmingly for industrial action.

But the company plans to ship in scab workers…

View original post 124 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s