Letter from Cabinet Secretary & COSLA on Fair Work and the Living Wage in Adult Social Care

Scottish Care has received the following letter from the Cabinet Secretary and COSLA regarding the 3.3% uplift to contract hourly rates from April 2020.

The 3.3% uplift relates specifically to home care and those areas who are not applying a greater value of increase, essentially to set a minimum standard to enable the payment of SLW of £9:30 to social care staff.

Fair work in social care Letter from Cabinet Secretary and Councillor Currie - 10 04 03