Labour Conference 2018 Care workers lobby delegates to support industrial action

by Alan Jones


CARE workers facing cuts to their hours and pay lobbied Labour Party delegates today to support their industrial action.

The care workers from Birmingham say their hours could be reduced from 37 a week to just 14, cutting their pay by up to £11,000 a year.

Unison said Birmingham City Council needs to save around £2 million and plans to do this by slashing the hours of care staff.

The union said the changes could take workers below the poverty line or leave them...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-09-24 21:05
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