Wage boards advocated for care workers

By Michael Burton | 03 June 2020

Wage boards should be created for low paid staff to improve pay and conditions starting with social care, says a Resolution Foundation report.

The study A new settlement for the low paid says Britain’s 4.2m low-paid workers have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic with the lowest earners three times as likely to have lost their job or been furloughed as high earners, and more than twice as likely to do jobs exposing them to health risks.

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