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Category Archives: Health & Safety
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
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
Resisting unsafe work......
UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19. Click here to read more.
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.
Concerns have been raised about employees forced to go into workplaces that are not Covid-compliant during lockdown. Click here to read more.
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.