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The widespread use of section 44 to enforce school closures is the biggest demonstration of workers power since the start of the pandemic. Section 44 has been used by small groups of workers to win improved health and safety during the pandemic, but this action by members of the National Education Union should make theContinue reading “Section 44 gets results”
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 manyContinue 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 isContinue reading “Test and Trace staff cannot afford to isolate”
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