Martin backs Workers Injury Council Bill


Martin Whitfield MSP is backing a bill to establish a new expert council to deliver the replacement for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit. The bill published by Mark Griffin MSP would see new social security powers used to establish an independent council with permanent trade union representation. The council would have powers to research workplace injury [...]

Martin backs Workers Injury Council Bill2023-11-23T13:06:33+00:00

Marking Workers Memorial Day


Martin Whitfield MSP has backed a Holyrood motion marking this year's International Workers Memorial Day. The motion commemorates International Workers Memorial Day, which takes place every year on 28th April. The day began in 1984 as a national day of mourning for workers who tragically did not return from their work. The motion also highlights [...]

Marking Workers Memorial Day2023-09-27T14:38:55+01:00

New menopause campaign welcomed


A new campaign about the menopause to raise awareness and seek better workplace rights, along with supporting improved health and well-being for women in mid-life and beyond, has been welcomed by Martin Whitfield MSP. Launched by retail workers union Usdaw, the campaign aims to help its workplace reps understand more about the menopause, how it [...]

New menopause campaign welcomed2023-10-09T10:24:54+01:00
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