Government gives care providers until 2019 to settle sleep-in shift back pay

Care sector leaders have criticised the government’s latest plans to deal with the dispute over backpay for sleep-in shift workers.

Derek Lewis, the chair of Mencap, said he was “dismayed” by the government’s announcement yesterday of the Social Care Compliance Scheme (SCCS), under which employers will have 12 months to review and identify what they owe to workers. He and other leaders called on the government to provide funding to help providers deal with back payments.

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