Sleep-in carers’ pay — my experiences

In April 2017, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that sleep-in care workers should be paid the same hourly rate for the whole of their time at work.  Until then, charities were paying nominal amounts.  Mencap paid a flat rate of £22.35 plus one hour’s pay (£6.70) for a nine-hour sleep-in shift. In May 2017, Mencap appealed … Read more

“Suffer the little children and their mothers” — Legal Action for Women

Read Legal Action for Women’s dossier of mothers’ experiences of Social Services and the family courts.  We co-wrote the chapter on disability discrimination against mothers and children, chapter 10: LAW Dossier 18Jan17 final WinVisible is part of the “Support Not Separation” coalition which was launched in Parliament on 11 July, click here for more info and to … Read more