publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

Structural marginalisation among the long-term care workforce in England: evidence from mixed-effect models of national pay data

Hussein, Shereen; Manthorpe, Jill;
  • Published: 14 Aug 2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>ABSTRACT</jats:title><jats:p>The long-term care sector is generally characterised by low pay and difficult working conditions. Understanding pay structures and differentials within this sector is important in enhancing recruitment, retention, quality of care and productivity. This article uses new national data on the long-term care workforce in England to investigate employer and individual effects on pay levels and differentials, using mixed-effects modelling controlling for region, sector and employer hierarchical factors. We further examine whether gender and ethnic pay gaps exist among different groups of workers. The results indicate a signific...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Health(social science), Geriatrics and Gerontology, Social Psychology, Ageing society, Ethnic group, Economics, Long-term care, Quality of care, Workforce, Labour economics, H
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