Campaigning has started for the local elections on 6 May, which in one form or another cover almost every area, since they combine polls due in 2021 with those postponed from May 2020. Official rules already allow canvassing as long as we abide by the 2-metre distancing rule.
In response to an enquiry from Emily Thornberry MP, G4S have confirmed that many of their staff operating virus Test Centres are employed on zero hours contracts and have no rights to company sick pay. If these staff have to isolate, then at best they would be paid £95.85 a week Statutory Sick Pay.
Model motion for trade union branches from the Poplar Rates Rebellion centenary committee:
Reinstate Hollie Cameron in Glasgow Kelvin
What has Momentum achieved since the new NCG took over?
The opening statements from a recent debate on the issue.
The Labour Party and Labour activists at every level must campaign in support of NHS workers’ full pay demand of 15pc.
To support NHS Workers Say No and their demands
Shiv Kumar, one of the founders of her union Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan (Association for the Empowerment of Labourers), is still in jail and has been tortured.
A Zoom meeting on 23 February, “Fighting Local Government Cuts”, hosted by Lambeth branch of the public services union Unison, brought together activists across local government unions, community campaigns and the Labour Party.