Thanks And Thoughts On NHS Birthday – Pay Careworkers the Living Wage

The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign has launched a new video on the 72nd Birthday for the NHS on Sunday, 5th July 2020. The Campaign say: “In the middle of a global pandemic, with 65,000 deaths in the UK, some thanks and thoughts on the NHS 72nd birthday.” The Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir provide the …

End The Hostile Environment Now

The Human Rights charity Liberty has branded the new Immigration Bill part of the “hostile environment“. Liberty’s Gracie Bradley said: “It’s impossible to have a hostile environment which doesn’t result in human rights abuses – and expanding it is nothing to be proud of. The Government could use this Bill as an opportunity for redemption, …

Pay and Protect Care Workers Now

Councillor Alan Hall has joined campaigners from Citizen’s UK calling for a real living wage for care workers. In London, the Living Wage is £10.75 per hour. This is calculated to include higher housing, childcare and transport costs in the capital. Not only that, the current public health emergency – covid-19 – has raised the …

Fast Food and Pub workers demand full pay during lockdown

Campaigners and Trade Unionists are demanding that low paid hospitality workers should receive full pay when their employers take advantage of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This temporary scheme allows employers like fast food chains to claim for 80% of furloughed – or laid off – staff wages. The renowned campaigers at War on …