Citizens UK is today (November 10, 2020) launching a social media campaign to get people to share why they care about care #WorthTheMoney.
In June we launched our campaign to get key workers a real Living Wage. We want to increase the pressure on the government by sharing public care stories. We need to win a funding settlement so those working in social care get paid a real Living Wage (£9.50 across the UK and £10.85 in London).Read more
In response to the news today (July 21, 2020) that public sector workers would be given a pay rise, we were disappointed to see that care workers were omitted from this.Read more
Photo credit: Living Wage accredited employer Clean for Good.
Citizens UK is celebrating brave cleaners and security staff on International Justice Day for Cleaners and Security Guards, which takes place on June 15 every year.Read more
Tabitha is a care worker and Citizens UK leader - and one of the many key workers helping to keep the country running during the Covid-19 crisis. Like 500,000 other care sector staff in the UK, she works below the Living Wage. This is why she is launching a campaign today with Citizens UK to get key workers a real Living Wage.
I feel like a Roman Gladiator going into the ring on a night shift. Everyone is clapping you, but you're pitting yourself against a deadly disease without the proper pay and protection.
That’s why I’ve launched this petition to ask Matt Hancock MP to properly fund social care, with the £1.4 billion needed to ensure hundreds of thousands of staff like me can receive the real Living Wage.Read more