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TUC calls for long Covid to be recognised as a disability 

The condition needs to recognised as  an occupational disease, to give workers access to legal protections and compensation.

Six in 10 Covid-19 deaths have been disabled people

Disabled workers have found themselves on the pandemic’s brutal frontline, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary, told the Disabled Workers’ Conference.

11 Mar 2021
More than half of NUJ members say they have had mental health concerns during the pandemic

An all-members’ survey revealed many found juggling work and the effects of Covid-19 caused stress and anxiety. 

26 Feb 2021
International Day of People with Disabilities

Today is the time to reflect on the lives lost to Covid-19 among disabled people and look at how the trade union movement is supporting disabled workers during the pandemic.

03 Dec 2020
TUC calls on government to implement Equality Act in full

On the law's 10th anniversary, the TUC says the full powers of the act have still not been implemented as Covid-19 has deepened inequality and discrimination at work.

#ForgottenFreelances: FEU provides seven solutions to protect creative freelances

The NUJ has signed a letter to the Chancellor from the Federation of Entertainment Unions lobbying on behalf of freelances falling through the cracks of measures to protect workers during the Covid-19 crisis.

NUJ equalities councils flag up impact of Covid-19

Members are asked to take part in a Parliamentary inquiry and report on the experiences of all communities during the crisis.

16 Apr 2020