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The new mutations of the virus make the case for full sick and isolation pay ever more urgent. Even the Tories are openly discussing the need to support low paid workers who need to isolate. Official figures suggest that around 80% of people are avoiding getting tested if they get symptoms and a similar numberContinue reading “Call for united workers’ campaign for full sick and isolation pay”
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”
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