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Workers need health, pay and job protection from all job risks It wasn’t a microscopic virus that caused the shutdown of entire countries. Hazards editor Rory O’Neill notes the new coronavirus pandemic could persist because public health is not a high enough priority and most workers do not have the sick pay and employment protection necessary to survive.
Hazards 149, January-March 2020. ITUC/Hazards coronavirus resource hub.

Outbreak
Union guide to workplace protectionAs entire nations go into a coronavirus shutdown, unions are playing a crucial role in ensuring all workers, including those keeping health and essential services viable, are protected.
Hazards 149, January-March 2020. ITUC/Hazards coronavirus resource hub.

Gold price
Violent abuses are rife in Venezuela’s illegal gold minesVenezuelans working in the country’s highly profitable but illegal gold mines are suffering amputations and other horrific abuses at the hands of armed groups, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned.
Hazards 149 January-March 2020

Drop dead
Workers' Memorial Day poster 2020 Whether the threat at work is another new virus, dangerous substances or heartbreaking demands, your life should not be on the line. A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster.

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