To: Care Sector Employers

Care Sector Workers are Sick of Statutory Sick Pay

As care sector workers, we know that when our colleagues don’t have paid sick days, they stay sick longer, we are more likely to get sick and we make our residents sick. No Sick Pay means unhealthy workplaces. We’re Sick Of Statutory Sick Pay. 

Nine out of ten care workers can’t afford to take time off sick, meanwhile just 1% get full company sick pay. 

Care sector workers are sick of statutory sick pay!

Why is this important?

We need company sick pay for the protection of our residents and our colleagues.
We need company sick pay to give us the time to get better when we are ill.
We need company sick pay to protect us financially.