Unison issues warning on personal assistants' pay

May 2009
Community Care;5/21/2009, Issue 1771, p5
The article focuses on a warning by the Unison, that thousands of personal assistants (PAs) employed by direct payment users could miss out on basic employment rights in future including the minimum wage. The warning followed a report by the independent Low Pay Commission of Great Britain, which urged the government to protect the minimum wage rights of PAs and raise greater awareness of the responsibilities of those who employ them.


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