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    An Invisible Army

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    The NHS frontline workers have been lauded for their effort but the work of Social Care staff has been forgotten across Scotland. Could the predominantly female workforce be the victims of industrial sexism? Wendy Dunsmore, Regional Officer for Unite, highlights her fight for better working conditions and adequate pay for these forgotten workers.

    It’s almost 12 months since the first case of Coronavirus was confirmed to be in Scotland. The NHS frontline workers have been lauded for their effort but the work of Social Care staff has been forgotten across Scotland. Could the predominantly female workforce be the victims of industrial sexism? Wendy Dunsmore, Regional Officer for Unite, joins Tommy this week to highlight her fight for better working conditions and adequate pay for these forgotten workers.

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    working conditions, Equal Pay, sexism, social care, National Health Service (NHS), Scotland, coronavirus, COVID-19
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