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NUJ says no to FOI delays in new Scottish bill

Apr 01 2020, 14:20    NUJ

The union is urging the Scottish Parliament to consider the Freedom of Information implications in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill being pushed through the Scottish Parliament today.


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  • Keep in touch with the union    NUJ Make sure the union has up-to-date contact details for you, so we can send information and your chapel officers can inform you in confidence about developments in the company.
  • Claiming a grant under the coronavirus UK Self-employment Income Support Scheme    NUJ HW Fisher tax experts assess the scheme for Covid-19 assistance for the self-employed and offer helpline for freelance members.
  • NUJ defends coronavirus whistle-blowers & journalistic sources    NUJ Brave healthcare workers should not be threatened with disciplinary action if they speak to journalists
  • Happy birthday Lyra    NUJ Today would have been Lyra McKee’s 30th birthday. Her sister Nichola is inviting family and friends to mark today by joining in a virtual birthday on social media in commemoration at 6.12pm.
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  • Freelance package offers hope, but also problems    NUJ The NUJ has welcomed the Chancellor’s new scheme for freelances affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, but said it doesn’t go far enough.
  • New scheme will aid Irish members    NUJ The NUJ has welcomed new measures announced by the Irish government, including wage subsidies for employees in businesses that have been hit by the coronavirus.