01 June 2020
In the face of a union campaign and mounting public pressure, Derbyshire county council last week announced a reversal of plans to close seven care homes in the county.
25 May 2020
Police are investigating the deaths of three women at a care home at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak on the Isle of Skye.
19 May 2020
Digger maker JCB has said that up to 950 jobs are at risk at its ten plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Wrexham in north Wales.
14 May 2020
Government coronavirus failures in social care continue to endanger the lives of hundreds of thousands of service users and workers.
28 April 2020
Worker's Memorial Day on Tuesday showed there is bitterness and anger among the working class about how people have been treated during this crisis.
26 April 2020
The death toll from the coronavirus in care homes is a scandal, yet workers’ demands for safety measures are still being ignored, reports Sarah Bates
21 April 2020
Local government employers in England and Wales last week offered just a 2.75 percent pay rise for over a million workers for 2020-21.
14 April 2020
Hundreds of people have already died in care homes, yet they are not being counted towards national daily totals.
12 April 2020
Vulnerable people in social care are left at a heightened risk of coronavirus because of the failures of local government bosses, private care providers and national government
12 April 2020
The government list of “extremely vulnerable people” who need maximum protection and extra support during the coronavirus crisis has missed off over half a million people.
09 April 2020
Care workers are speaking out after pressure mounts on them to deliver critical frontline services amid high levels of staff sickness, unsafe conditions and resident deaths.
07 April 2020
Coronavirus puts hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people in adult social care services at risk.
29 March 2020
Councils and care bosses are asking people to fend for themselves
28 January 2020
In a welcome victory for the defence of public services, adult social care services are coming back into the control of the local council in Bath and North East Somerset.
13 August 2019
Around 50,000 children rely on care from councils whose services are inadequate, according to a study published last week.
17 May 2019
Striking home workers are celebrating after Birmingham City Council seems to have backed off from attacks on their jobs.
26 March 2019
Hundreds of care workers in north west England staged a seven?day sleep-in ban—a night shift strike—in a fight for the national minimum wage
19 March 2019
Care workers in Birmingham struck last Saturday against council bosses’ plans to slash jobs and run down the service.
03 March 2019
660 care workers began a 48-hour strike against attacks on their pay on Saturday.
26 February 2019
Birmingham saw hundreds of workers strike together last week against attacks from their Labour council.