Over 125 social care, charity and faith leaders join call for government to fund real Living Wage in social care
Citizens UK is upping pressure on the government to provide a real Living Wage for care workers on the eve of the Chancellor's Covid-19 financial statement.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
And here's how you can give thanks and show solidarity with our nation's heroes.
Despite the huge contribution key workers are making right now, we also know that over 1 million key workers are not receiving a real Living Wage.
We want to thank key workers, including delivery drivers, care workers, supermarket assistants, cleaners, the NHS and many many more, who are doing an incredible job at keeping our country going during the Coronavirus crisis.
As part of our campaign for a real Living Wage for our key worker heroes, we have created printable posters and colouring sheets to put up in your windows, schools and work places so you can show your solidarity.