Payment for caring work
By KRISTIN WARTMAN
Published: May 10, 2013
THE home-cooked family meal is often lauded as the solution for...
Petition to the UK Parliament: Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers
Mothers are the primary carers everywhere in the world. Caring for children, sick, disabled and elderly people is work vital to society.
Carers are impoverished. Income Support is being abolished. Child Benefit, society’s commitment to children, is no longer universal. Carer’s Allowance is insultingly low and most carers don’t even qualify. 200,000 care workers are...
The Welfare State is being destroyed. For the first time since 1945, our right to survive is under threat. Caring – in the home, hospitals, schools, and every institution – is being attacked.
We are launching a petition to defend caring. Society must invest in mothers and other carers – the foundation of any society.
The petition Invest in a caring society....
For immediate release
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Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
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