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SAGA owned Allied Healthcare still not paying carers travel time.

Zero-hours contracts for home care staff can damage services to elderly people. The company Allied Healthcare has offered to put its 15,000 employees on contracts. But staff won't be paid for travel.

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SIOBHAN KENNEDY Business Correspondent for Channel 4

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