Mon 5 July 2010
UNISON warning over damaging impact of pay freeze and service cuts
An in-depth study, published by UNISON, the UK’s leading public sector union, explores the complex relationship between working, juggling childcare responsibilities and low pay - a relationship that traps people into low wage jobs, with little chance of progression.
The knock-on effect to families is huge. From working two jobs, taking shifts on the weekend, or feeling too tired to discipline their children or help out with homework, many parents on low wages fear their kids are missing out on vital care and support.
See full story at UNISON UK website: