'We risked our lives - it wasn't easy'

WATCH: Barts NHS Trust workers, Covid heroes, were denied a pandemic bonus - now they're fighting back

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Workers at Barts NHS Trust and outsourcing company Synergy have taken strike action this week in protest at the failure to pay them the £1655 lump-sum payment NHS workers were offered for working during the pandemic.

In the film below, we hear from the striking Unite members – mainly low-paid domestic and catering workers — who are taking a brave stand for fairness and equality.

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You can find out more about the strike here – and stay tuned on UniteLive for more coverage of the strike this week.

Film by Janis Krumins