Union rejects any calls for pay cuts among care workers

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The Kommunal union has warned that the crisis has already spread from the private sector to the public sector as care workers have been losing their jobs. A survey carried out by the union suggests 7,500 care jobs have already been cut and the SKL local and regional government employers’ organisation predicts 15,000 jobs cuts this year and next. The union points out that those losing their jobs are invariably women on part-time and precarious contracts and that employers are finding it easy to cut jobs, particularly among fixed-term and agency workers. The union wants to see increased funding for care services from central government and rejects any notion of a pay cut for care workers.
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