Category Archives: Health & Safety

TUC: Have you had, or do you have, Long Covid? If so we want to hear from you.......

The TUC are interested in the experiences of people with Long Covid in work. Including people who have lost their jobs because of Long Covid. Long Covid is the term used to describe COVID-19 symptoms that extending beyond the initial infection. Evidence on Long Covid points to symptoms of COVID-19 lasting for weeks, months and possibly years after the infection. Continue reading

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Leyton MP John Cryer calls for negligent company directors to be prosecuted as Waltham Forest trade unions commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28......

Local trade unionists attended Waltham Forest Trades Council’s on-line Workers’ Memorial Day event on Wednesday. Also in attendance was John Cryer MP who spoke about the pandemic and the need for changes to the law so negligent company directors face prosecution. Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day 2021......

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Workers’ Memorial Day – Remember the dead and fight for the living......

12.15pm 28th April 2021

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Workers’ Memorial Day 28 April 2021......

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Resisting unsafe work......

Monday 1st March 8-9.30pm

Join Zero Covid and the Hazards Campaign to hear from speakers from across the labour movement on the fight for safe workplaces.  Click here to read more and register.

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Vaccinate, don’t hesitate!......

UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19.  Click here to read more.

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More than 4000 Londoners died from air pollution in 2019......

Toxic air pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 4,000 Londoners in 2019, according to research from Imperial College London.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: Concerns over bosses breaking Covid safety rules......

Concerns have been raised about employees forced to go into workplaces that are not Covid-compliant during lockdown.  Click here to read more.

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Hazards Campaign Talk – Picking up the Threads......

Thu, 21 January 2021, 18:00 – 19:30

Across the UK, transmission of the virus is out of control and workers are dying or being left with Long-covid because their employers aren’t controlling the risks of infection. The discussion will be led by experts from different sectors and industries Trade Unions on how to keep the workplace safe.  Click here to read more and register.

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