"We are Scotland's workers, and together we are stronger." GMB Scotland's Brenda Carson and Usman Ali contributed to this video on behalf of the @ScottishTUC Equalities Committees about the experiences of workers during the Covid pandemic. https://youtu.be/CkKlgemFkEg
"Let’s keep fighting, let’s keep campaigning, and let’s keep building the trade union movement here in Scotland, because together we do make a difference." On behalf of GMB Scotland, @GMBGarySmith sends his solidarity to trade union colleagues participating in #STUC20 today.
It's now 3 weeks since @ScotGovFM announced the introduction of routine testing for home care workers, to "reduce the risk of COVID spreading in the settings where we know it can do most harm". Despite this, 3 weeks on, there's no sign of progress and no firm date for delivery.
“If Covid has shown us one thing, it’s that we can’t just #clapforcarers and key workers, we must properly invest in, value & support those working in the sector, for the benefit of everyone”. Today’s Women’s Campaign Unit blog asks: Why #FightFor15? 🗞: https://tinyurl.com/y3y654mf
We’re heading into the most challenging period yet in this pandemic, but workers in Scotland’s Ambulance Service still don’t have access to regular workplace COVID testing. Testing can mitigate the spread of infection, it’s common sense, and it could save lives.
Following the @ScotGov decision to withdraw their support for a lifeline contract fabricating jackets for the NnG offshore wind farm - BiFab is now on the brink. We need to see the legal advice that prompted them to walk away, at a cost of 500 desperately needed jobs in Fife.