Government to fund back-pay of sleep in care workers

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Charities and small business alike will face a Crisis in the Care Sector, many could collapse, which will impact massively on already fragile care services, this was due to two employment tribunal decisions last year forced the government to change it's policy for sleep in care workers, Originally paid a flat rate per sleep, After 2 Court case's, Workers are now eligible to be paid National Minimum wage per hour, Which is fantastic as I am a support worker, however In March Another 2 court cases will go ahead claiming from 3 year to 6 year back-pay, Which could cost the sector as much as £400m through No fault of their own as all followed local Council Guidelines, We need to Urge the Government to Commit to funding this, Before we see many wonderful charities collapse



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