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It's A Job, But A Pretty Crap One. [Feb. 21st, 2017|12:33 pm]
Tony Grist
One of our more or less regular carers- middle-aged, Bulgarian- has quit the agency to work for Tesco.  And why not? The care job is a zero hours contract, lots of driving, no allowance for wear and tear on the worker's car. Our even more regular carer- also Bulgarian and middle-aged- has a client who's going away for a while- which means she loses the hours and the money- with no way of getting redress...
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-02-21 07:24 pm (UTC)
This country relies on immigrants to do a whole range of jobs. It's not at all clear what's going to happen to these workers when Brexit kicks in.
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[User Picture]From: sorenr
2017-02-21 11:11 pm (UTC)
I know only too well, having more than a few friends who work in the UK and are uncertain about the future. (And of course I used to be one of those EU people in the UK 2000-2003, so that makes it a bit personal for me.)

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