Petitions

Petitions set up by civil organisations and the public calling on organisations and institutions to consider specefic actions during the pandemic.



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Macro

πŸŒβœοΈπŸ”— https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/coronavirus_debt_relief
Petition calling on the leaders of the G20 counties to provide debt relief to countries poorly equipped to handle the spread of COVID-19

πŸŒβœοΈπŸ”— https://www.covid-19list.com/tables/petitions
A list of petitions calling for government or corporate action for relief, support, and new policy due to issues caused by the Coronavirus.

Corporations

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈ πŸ”— https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/tax-dodging-virgin-no-bail-out
Petition for government not to bail out the company Virgin

Support for SMEs, Self-employed and employed

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— http://chng.it/YbxD8QyQWf
Petition asking for small company directors to be given the same protection as the employed and self-employed

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://platform.organise.org.uk/campaigns/673
Petition to provide an emergency minimum wage for freelancers and the self-employed

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— http://chng.it/6LsnzW7Tp4
Petition for the self-employed to receive full pay from HMRC

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/uk-parliament-create-an-emergency-fund-to-support-freelancers-with-coronavirus-income-loss
Petition to create an emergency fund to support freelancers with Coronavirus-related income loss

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/302284
Petition to implement Universal Basic Income to give home and food security through the Coronavirus crisis.

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/uk-government-pay-self-employed-80-of-their-median-salary-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic
Petition to pay Self-Employed/Freelancers 80% of their median salary during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/uk-parliament-create-an-emergency-fund-to-support-freelancers-with-coronavirus-income-loss
Petition to create an emergency fund to support freelancers with Coronavirus income loss.

Data

Call for Action: COVID-19 Data Collaboratives
πŸŒβœοΈπŸ”— https://medium.com/data-stewards-network/a-call-for-action-813669f32244
GovLab petition endorsing 7 principles for data collaboratives to fight pandemics and other threats.

Demand that the CDC Collect and Publish Racial and Ethnic Data on COVID-19
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈβœοΈπŸ”— https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/demand-cdc-collect-and-publish-racial-and-ethnic-data-covid-19

Testing

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/test-frontline-nhs-staff-for-covid-19-as-a-priority-coronavirusoutbreak
Petition to test front line NHS staff for COVID-19

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈβœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/dr-anthony-s-faudi-demand-fda-approval-for-at-home-coronavirus-testing
Petition asking for the US FDA to approve home testing kits for COVID-19

Stay At Home Policy

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈβœοΈπŸ”— https://www.change.org/p/governor-doug-ducey-please-lockdown-arizona
Petition asking Governor David Ducey of Arizona to impose stay-at-home restrictions.

Supporting Healthcare Workers

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300073
Petition to parliament to ask that the pay of NHS workers be increased and that they be given more recognition.

Support for People with Disabilities

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://e-activist.com/page/58341/petition/1?locale=en-GB
Petition calling for blind and partially sighted people to be put on the lists of vulnerable people who receive priority shopping and other help during the pandemic.

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/301461
Petition to require British Sign Language interpretation during all emergency broadcasts (created due to this being neglected in the UK lockdown announcement broadcast)

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://actionnetwork.org/letters/coronavirus-bill-disabled-people-are-in-danger/
Call to action asking people to write to their MP about the infringement of disabled people's rights in the emergency legislation; including Web form which generates an email.

Bringing People Home

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— http://chng.it/qZsTLXKPpj
Petition asking the UK government to repatriate UK citizens trapped overseas in India by the Coronavirus crisis.

Support for Homeowners and Renter

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βœοΈπŸ”— https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/promoted/suspend-all-rent-payments-no-coronavirus-evictions#signature-form
Petition to the Prime Minister of the UK to request that he protect renters during this time.