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Making sure that care workers are paid a decent wage for the invaluable work they do is a vital cause.
Only this year research from the Resolution Foundation discovered that more than 1 in 10 care workers are being paid below the minimum wage of £6.50 per hour.
This is hardly a reflection of the incredible and essential work that they do. They deserve much, much better.
That is why Carers Trust welcomed the announcement made by the Chancellor in his recent budget that, as of April 2016, all care workers will be paid a new compulsory Living Wage of £7.20 per hour.
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