COVID-19 resources

On this page you’ll find all of the resources we have developed to support you through the COVID-19 crisis. Got an idea for a resource? Email rppu@community-tu.org

Coronavirus news updates

Community - July 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today Rishi Sunak MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled a new budget to outline this Government’s plans for the country’s economic recovery from coronavirus.   [...]
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Kate Dearden - July 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
The pandemic has exposed a web of inequalities across our society and economy. These inequalities demonstrate the urgent need for an industrial strategy that puts [...]
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Community - July 2nd, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Commenting on the news that Celsa Steel has agreed an emergency loan from the government, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the steelworkers’ trade union Community, [...]
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Christopher Knight - June 30th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
I’m sure that all members will join me to express deep distress at the death of George Floyd, and their support for all those affected [...]
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Roy Rickhuss - June 19th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
In light of recent protests that are taking place in the UK and across the world I wanted to write and tell you about the [...]
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Baroness Lawrence - June 18th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today I am adding my voice, and the voice of my union, Community, to the call for the recommendations of the latest Public Health England [...]
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Community - June 15th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
The Community trade union has welcomed a report by the Treasury Select Committee that echoes its calls for the government to close gaps in self-employed [...]
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Community - June 11th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
“That the government’s own scheme would reinforce this inequality is scandalous…”   The self-employed and freelance workers union, Community, is supporting legal proceedings undertaken by [...]
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Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Community - June 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Community has written to the Prime Minister calling for an extension of the furlough cut off date for pregnant women and women on maternity. The [...]
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