Daily Archives: 01/04/2020

Coronavirus: What’s happening where you work?......

The coronavirus crisis has turned the UK upside down in a matter of weeks.

Many employers have quickly acted to safeguard their workers’ health and livelihoods, with distancing measures and protective equipment, or guaranteeing full pay for workers who are sent home.

But there has been shocking behaviour by some bosses – keeping workplaces open when government guidance is to close, laying workers off with no pay, or failing to introduce measures to slow the spread of contamination.

Unions are pushing for fair treatment for everyone at work. But we need to know more about what the problems are.

If you have concerns about how your employer is responding to coronavirus, please fill out our survey.  Click here to read more.

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Britain is ‘indebted to minimum wage heroes’, says TUC......

“Britain is indebted to its army of minimum wage heroes. Many – including care workers and supermarket staff – are currently on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus. They deserve every penny of this increase, and more.   Click here to read more.

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Protective equipment shortage facing Waltham Forest and Redbridge care home workers......

Councils do not have enough protective equipment to keep those in care homes safe from the coronavirus pandemic.  Click here to read more.

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