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Care Workers Are Paying For Their Dedication With Unsafe Working Conditions And Unlawful Minimum Wage Under-payment

[IMG][/IMG] Social care workers have higher levels of job satisfaction and stronger job attachment than those in other low-paying sectors, but many have to contend with unsafe working conditions and unlawful under-payment of the minimum wage, according to new research published on Thursday 26 January 2023 by the Resolution Foundation. The Foundation's report Who cares?, supported by Unbound Philanthropy, combines new statistical analysis with findings from a series of focus groups with frontline social care workers, to shine a light on the nature of the jobs they do, the challenges they face, and the priorities for improvement. [Read Full Article]