Saturday, 18 October 2014

Au pairs on a pittance: the young women minding kids for £2 an hour | Money | The Guardian

Au pairs on a pittance: the young women minding kids for £2 an hour | Money | The Guardian

There are tens of thousands of au pairs in Britain, many of them working long hours for low pay. Zoe Williams asks them how they keep so cheerful, while former au pair Julie Myerson recalls the day she ran away. Former au pair Daniela Colibaba, 26, from Romania, worked a 50-hour week for £150 – that’s £3 an hour, or less than half the minimum wage. Photograph. Martin Godwin for the Guardian ... She lives in Kennington in south London ... ....(size: 13.7Kb)
 

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