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Wales promises full pay to self-isolating careworkers

Care workers in England will still only receive £95 per week when they are forced to stay home from work.

Govt could be forced to publish Covid PPE contracts

The government has failed to meet its legal obligations to provide details on contracts worth a total of £5.5bn.

Poor and disadvantaged workers more likely to lose hours due to Covid, study finds

Workers who are young, black, low-paid or with lower levels of qualifications have been especially hard hit.

Tony Abbott not “sidetracked” by workers’ rights

The potential new Trade Envoy to the UK has boasted of his willingness to get trade deals by putting workers' rights aside.

Unions tell govt to drop “scare campaign” to pressure workers back to offices

The TUC has urged the government to produce a "credible plan" to improve safety in workplaces instead.

Govt putting Trump above key workers, Shadow Chancellor warns

If the government ditches tax on US tech companies to appease Trump, public services will lose out, says Anneliese Dodds.

Transport, health and construction outpacing office jobs

New data has shown how demand driven by the Coronavirus is leading to an 'asymmetric recovery'.

Covid-19 hitting the poorest hardest

Eight in ten low-income families are experiencing greater financial pressure now than before the pandemic, with many struggling to cover essentials.

Racism rife in department overseeing foreign aid, study finds

A survey of BAME staff working for the Department for International Development found racism to be 'endemic'.

Lowest-paid workers offered £13 a day to self-isolate

A trial of the new scheme will begin in Blackburn with Darwen, Pendle and Oldham from 01 September.

Civil servants fleeing Whitehall’s “toxic” work culture, stats suggest

Senior officials say the trust between civil servants and ministers is diminishing and this could lead to bad governance.

730,000 jobs disappear as UK falls into record recession

Unemployment is rising at its fastest rate in over a decade as over 20% is lost from GDP.
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