Workers and local communities are not to blame; responsibility lies with employers, regulatory agencies and government Summary It seems nearly every day there is another outbreak of Covid-19 in Britain’s factories, in the food processing industry, in the garment industry and elsewhere. It is increasingly clear that working conditions in the factories are largely responsible […]
Dr Ron Singer is the vice-president of Doctors in Unite and was the chair during its centenary in 2014. He joins the podcast today to talk about the utility of trade union membership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Episode 3: Work and Pensions
Today we’re joined by public health and medical sociology professor David Blane, to discuss the rise in the state pension age, the effect of work in later life on health, and the changing perceptions of key workers since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.