Workers, Cooperatives & Unions

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financial support for workers and freelancer
🔗Standing together: What financial support is Government offering workers, freelancers and businesses affected by COVID-19?

🔗https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strikes_during_the_2020_coronavirus_pandemic

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aGSFDB7Rv0Lc69PqNxPorv2QCfwD09llFA1uUh2D0ps/htmlview

See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/unemployment

Call to Action

🇬🇧🔗https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSch3LNAk7IvTgLqyHGZmp6cVDvfdLCUp5-vnVufPJC63dZ0ew/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2SnqioSzPX19VoCFgAwppbRqiApSMBc4gtItb0fz5zZI9ru1QwW6aWyHc
Survey for people in the entertainment and events industry to compile a report for the UK government on the effects of COVID19 on the sector.

Advice and Guidelines 

🇬🇧🔗Advice for co‑ops - Co-operatives UK
Advice for cooperatives in response to Coronavirus

🇬🇧🔗https://www.lrdpublications.org.uk/publications.php?pub=LR&iss=2013&id=idm8408480&fromopp=y
Coronavirus outbreak: keeping workers safe

🇺🇸🔗https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSerf2QzafRMvvM1zjr8Oynz4ZYZ_bQ1U0cKJ5eeWclnT8yCgA/viewform
Organize your Workplace against COVID-19 / Organice su lugar de trabajo contra el COVID-19

How to Organise Remotely

🔗https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gyFDNX13eP1WUw4iaGmM42JVdzQlANrSc_8xV0mbp70/edit?usp=sharing
How to Quick Start Remote Organizing

Support for Workers and Employees

🇮🇳🔗https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/cooperatives/news/WCMS_740095/lang--en/index.htm
SEWA Cooperative Federation on health, livelihood and social protection strategies for immediate and long-term relief among informal women workers

🔗https://covoucher20.org
🔗https://join.slack.com/t/covoucher/shared_invite/zt-cry944zn-TgdSDJL9OGp8FiA~38NgUw
We are mitigating the economic effects of lockdowns and supporting local businesses by letting consumers buy vouchers to use after the crisis. If the Great Depression is any guidance, millions of people are at risk of losing their homes, and we need those homes to contain the virus.

🔗https://angryworkersworld.wordpress.com/2020/03/19/discussing-the-covid-19-regime-from-a-revolutionary-working-class-perspective-in-seven-steps/?fbclid=IwAR2qjcsn4kMlZKa3Ri4Y3qJJYO4G13GYUK8tGGrIQIrsnh_xpRIIJZtwoe4
Angry Workers World

🔗https://www.facebook.com/groups/coronasupportgroupforworkers/
We are the workers support group

Private Sector Response

See: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/private-sector

Union responses

Europe

🇬🇧The United Kingdom

🇬🇧🔗https://labourunions.org.uk/covid-19-member-support-guidance/
COVID-19 support and guidance

🇬🇧🔗https://www.uvwunion.org.uk/covid19
United Voices of the World

🇬🇧🔗https://www.unison.org.uk/coronavirus-rights-work/ 
Unison

🇬🇧🔗https://unitetheunion.org/media/2949/004-unitecoronavirusguide-20-03-18-v6c.pdf 
Unite

🇬🇧🔗https://www.usdaw.org.uk/About-Us/News/2020/Mar/Coronavirus-Advice-for-Usdaw-Members
Usdaw

🇬🇧🔗 https://www.tssa.org.uk/en/help-legal-advice/coronavirus/index.cfm
TSSA

🇬🇧🔗https://www.gmb.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-what-members-need-know
GMB

🇬🇧🔗https://www.bfawu.org/contact_guidance_for_bfawu_members_and_representatives
Bakers, Food and allied workers union

🇬🇧🔗https://community-tu.org/advice-centre/coronavirus/
Community 

🇬🇧🔗https://twitter.com/DaveWardGS/status/1240388752977145856?s=20 
Communication Workers Union

🇬🇧🔗https://www.fbu.org.uk/news/2020/03/16/covid-19-firefighters-should-cease-non-essential-interactions-public-union-says
Fire Brigades Union

🇬🇧🔗https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/coronavirus 
Musicians Union

🇬🇧🔗https://www.rmt.org.uk/news/covid-19--rmt-update/
RMT

🇬🇧🔗https://neu.org.uk/coronavirus
National Education Union

🇬🇧🔗https://www.pcs.org.uk/news/coronavirus-pcs-demands-culture-workers%E2%80%99-pay-is-not-affected
Public and Commercial Services Union (Civil service)

🇬🇧🔗https://prospect.org.uk/topic/covid-19-coronavirus/
Prospect Union

🇬🇧🔗https://iwgb.org.uk/post/5e720a4a3e608/deliveroo-covid-19-hardship-fu
IWGB

🇬🇧🔗https://www.uphd.org/news-posts/mps-back-uphd-call-on-private-hire-operators-to-compensate-drivers-in-the-event-of-coronavirus-infection
UPHD

🌏🔗http://www.industriall-union.org/covid-19
The novel coronavirus, and the disease it causes, COVID-19, is leading to an unfolding public health, economic and employment crisis. Unions around the world are responding to the rapidly evolving situation, defending workers' rights and promoting social solidarity. This page will provide real time updates of union responses to the crisis from around the world.