A first case of coronavirus in Waltham Forest has been confirmed.
Yesterday, the council revealed a resident had contracted the Covid-19 virus.
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As a result, employees may be forced to continue working if they are feeling unwell.
We would ask you to contact the employers to ensure that their employees are made aware of their rights and responsibilities to our workplace. Employees are able to seek Statutory Sick Pay or Universal Credit from day 1 (not day 4) of this illness.
In the light of this current situation, our union members would urge that any future contracts with external providers should include the rights and conditions of existing employees
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Care homes across two boroughs are not meeting fire safety standards.
The London Fire Brigade conducted an audit after the Grenfell Tower tragedy and found a total of 34 care homes in Waltham Forest and 20 care homes in Redbridge were failing to meet the required standards. Click here to read more.