Fact Service

Current issue (July 2021)

Issue 29 (22/07/2021) - Medical unions urge public to keep wearing masks; Employment 'continues to recover'; Unions leaders slate government on LGBT+ rights; Union wins post office closure freeze; Unions watching out for Covid compliance

Issue 28 (15/07/2021) - Deaths at work up despite furlough and lockdown; Insecure work 'out of control'; Unions continue fight to keep facemask rules; Inflation approaches three year high; Workers reject four day week with lower pay

Issue 27 (08/07/2021) - Unions blast government over Covid rules relaxation; Union rights worsened worldwide during pandemic; Local government 'has power' to tackle inequality; Public finances facing risky future; Inquiry examines Covid's impact

Issue 26 (01/07/2021) - Committee backs new law on shop assaults; TUC, CBI and EHRC make joint appeal for ethnicity pay reporting; Just 13% of construction workforce are women; Unions petition new health secretary on pay; 'Rethink furlough' calls; NHS unions and employers in flexibility win

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