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US News Coronavirus: Caregivers "forgotten by Ségur", they also want to see their wages increase

22:00  03 december  2020
22:00  03 december  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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They ask for "recognition", "a life a little more comfortable". This Thursday afternoon, dozens of staff from the social and medico-social sector demonstrated in Nantes , at the call of the CGT, in front of the headquarters of Linkiaa, the largest social association in the department. These "forgotten people of Segur", as they are called, braved the pouring rain to denounce an "injustice". "We were also very invested during confinement with very vulnerable people," says Julien, an educator specializing in women's shelters. Beside him, a man carries a small sign: “Caregiver on sale, -183 euros per month”.

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This sum, which everyone is claiming here, is what the medical and paramedical staff of hospitals and nursing homes were able to obtain, as part of the Ségur of health . "But the agents of the social and medico-social sector were excluded, regrets Robin Michon, regional coordinator of the CGT. This is inconsistent! A caregiver who works in the hospital will receive a lot more than that of a specialized establishment ... We are already beginning to witness a flight of these personnel. "

" Ridiculous salary scale "

Under their umbrella, Laetitia and Magalie can only nod. These two medico-psychological assistants, who work with people with autism, have recently seen several of their colleagues resign. "It's a very heavy physical and psychological investment for a ridiculous salary scale," says Laetitia, 38. I am at 90%, I work early in the morning, late at night, one weekend a month ... All this for 1,235 euros net, with five years of seniority. We love our job, that's how we do it.

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But protesters say the health crisis and lockdown have only worsened the situation. “We worked 24 hours a day, without any support from our employer,” say Jeanette, Nathalie and Amélie, three family assistants. The children we welcome no longer had school, no more appointments with speech therapists or the psychologist , no more visits from parents… This period was very hard for them, and for us too. "

" We are given crumbs "

A few days ago, some of them began to receive a Covid bonus of 1,000 euros , which the Loire-Atlantique department chose to finance after the government did not withdraws for this category of personnel.

A small consolation prize for this educator from Saint-Brevin: “We are only given crumbs, you know why? Because we are a profession that deals with disabled or psychiatric people. Somewhat damaged people that society doesn’t want to see, but who really need to be taken care of. "

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