Alarming figures show coronavirus infection rates have increased in most London boroughs.
Seventeen of the capital’s 32 boroughs have higher infection rates in the past seven days than they did the week prior, figures from Public Health England show. Click here to read more.
School Uniform Grant......
In response to the growing difficulties many members on low incomes face, a programme has been put in place that will assist our most vulnerable members with the cost of purchasing school uniforms. Click here to read more.
The lowdown on exemptions, payment plans and spotting text and email scams. Click here to read more.
Teachers and parents need “greater clarity” on the reopening of schools amid a rise in coronavirus cases, the head of a leading teachers’ union says. Click here to read more.
Boris Johnson has betrayed the British people. He promised to “take back control” and “keep the NHS off the table”, but over 300 of his MPs have voted against parliamentary scrutiny and NHS protection in the Trade Bill debate.
We have one last chance at stopping Donald Trump and his healthcare cronies. We need the House of Lords to step up now and protect our NHS. Click here to read more and to sign the petition.
TV Licence Campaign......
Thursday 30 July assembling at 11.15 for demo at 11.30-12.00.
The London Region NPC is organising a static demonstration across the road from Downing Street, against the decision to stop the ‘over 75’s free TV licence’ on
NPC would ask that anyone attending wears a mask and socially distances on either side of the banner, i.e. towards Parliament in one direction and Trafalgar Square in the other.
Court of Appeal will decide on lost pensions for women born in the 1950s. Click here to read more.
Equality is one of UNISON’s core values and since 2016 we have run an annual survey asking members about their experiences of equality and discrimination at work.
With so many UNISON members on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic, this year we want to hear from you about your experiences during the crisis. The results will be used to direct our work with government, employers and others in keeping workers safe and fighting for better conditions at work. Click here to read more.
Covid Secure check......
The TUC are building a database to show what employers are doing to meet their safety obligations.
They are also asking people to take a short survey about how safe their workplace is. This will help them measure how safe different jobs are during the pandemic, as people go back to work.
Click here to read more.