Category Archives: Health & Safety
Nearly 1 million over 50s now working through the night. Click here to read more.
Unions call for more action as 1 in 5 schools found not to be managing asbestos ‘in line’ with government guidance. Click here to read more.
Climate proof our work......
We have a climate crisis: extreme weather events are already destroying jobs and livelihoods.
Workers are on the frontline of climate change. We have just 11 years to stabilise the planet at a 1.5 degree temperature rise. Click here to read more.
Please wear something purple in respect for those lives lost at work.
Theme for the day is: “dangerous substances – get them out of the workplace”.
Hope to see you all there
Waltham Forest Trade Union Council (TUC), (in association with Newham and Redbridge TUC ), has organised a celebration of May Day – International Workers’ Day. It will feature speakers from the labour and trade union movement – as well as music, dance and rap poetry. It will be a family-friendly event – with stalls and food & drink. For details about disabled access, see: https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/abbotts-park
Make sure you’re there – and invite your friends!
More than half of hospital staff in England wouldn’t eat food served to patients because it’s unhealthy and of poor quality, according to a survey by UNISON published today (Wednesday). Click here to read more.