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Workers groups call for law defining Covid-19 as occupational disease
Published:  Apr 2, 2020 3:51 AM
Updated: 8:32 AM

CORONAVIRUS | A group of 47 activist organisations and trade unions have urged the government to make Covid-19 an occupational disease by law.

"By doing so, workers who are infected by Covid-19 at their workplace, even during this period, will become entitled to social protection accorded by social security schemes and laws," said the group which included the MTUC, Nufam and NUBE.

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