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A new study from the United States has found that emergency legislation to pay workers full sick pay has prevented hundreds of thousands of Covid infections and saved thousands of lives. Unique among OECD countries, the USA has no statutory sick pay system. Realising that this could force infectious workers into work and turn many … Continue reading New study offers further proof: sick pay saves lives
Speaking to a parliamentary committee on 10th November, head of Test and Trace, Dido Harding told MPs: “All the evidence shows that people are not complying with isolation not because they don’t want to but because they find it very difficult. “The need to keep earning and to be able to feed your family is … Continue reading Test and Trace staff cannot afford to isolate
Note: on 22.10.2020 BRHUT revised their answer (see comments section below). We are unsure if this was due to pressure from Safe and Equal supporters or if the original email contained an error. In any case, we continue to encourage supporters to make FOI requests of their local NHS Trusts to ensure they are complying … Continue reading Hospital refuses to pay workers sick pay
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