Scotland’s Care Workers For Change

Scotland's Care Workers for ChangeCare is in crisis, thanks to a system that has been underfunded and ignored by governments for years. Care workers and the people that they look after are paying the price. That’s why we are campaigning for change – watch the campaign video here.

Claim Covid Cash now! #claimcovidcash
#claimcovidcashIf you work in social care or home care and are self isolating or shielding and are not receiving sick pay – we want to hear about it so that we can support you to #ClaimCovidCash. Despite funds being made available by Scottish Government, there are still many care workers not receiving full pay for sick leave when self isolating in relation to Covid-19.  To help tackle this care workers can register their details with UNISON online and join a campaign to ensure that all workers benefit from Scottish Government’s income guarantee. Click here or on the graphic for the online form.

Care workers’ news

Press Release

Claim Covid cash – UNISON launches campaign for short changed Scottish care workers

Despite funds being made available by Scottish Government, there are still many care workers not receiving full pay for sick ...
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#claimcovidcash campaign resources

Use these graphics on social media or print them out to publicise out #claimcovidcash campaign and link them to.. Scotland's ...
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Covid Social Care Worker Death in Service Payment

Following pressure from UNISON, the Scottish Government has agreed to make a one-off payment of £60,000 to a named survivor ...
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Covid Social Care Staff Support Fund

UNISON campaigned hard to make sure that social care workers did not have to survive on statutory sick pay, should ...
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UNISON welcomes full sick pay for social care workers 

UNISON welcomes the Coronavirus (COVID-19): social care staff support fund guidance, announced by the Scottish Government today (Thursday 25 June), ...
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