If you lose your job during the pandemic, that’s not your fault, right? Sadly, and absurdly, that isn’t the majority view in Britain today.
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has published a report on what an economic recovery should look like for the people of Scotland.
STUC Publishes ‘People’s Recovery’ Report
Covid-19: Disproportionate Impact on Women
With few protections being given to renters since the Covid-19 crisis hit, and record job and income loss, a high burden is being placed on the shoulders of renters.
Evictions: The Second Wave of the Covid-19 Crisis
There is a gap between what the Scottish Government claims it wants to do in its economic response to this crisis and its actions. Health Secretary Jeane Freeman said on International Worker’s Day on Friday that: “If we’re to maximise the chance to renew our country, then we need to take a serious look at […]
Want to tackle inequality? Start by giving the corporate lobby the cold shoulder
“Let’s look at the people who are particularly disadvantaged by those dual problems of essential travel and low pay to see if ideas like free public transport or a universal basic income or, simply, a pay scale commensurate to their societal value can make that more sustainable.”