Read the key resources for your rights and the recommendations around work during this pandemic.
Your reps are working tirelessly to ensure you are supported and safe at work. Contact a rep if you have any issues at work.
We are making use of digital tools for branch meetings and communication with members, including WhatsApp and Webex for video conferencing. Join the WhatsApp group for your area to keep in touch and find out the latest developments.
Concerned about safety and infection at work?
It is vital that you undertake your own risk assessment in all aspects of your work and that you raise any concerns you have immediately with your manager.
If you feel you are being made to do work which risks your health and safety contact a rep with details of
- what the task is
- who asked you to do it
- why you believe it is unsafe
- what you believe could be done to make it safe, if possible.
Send this letter to your manager to let them you about your concerns officially.
Read this article from Thomson’s Solicitors about issues that may arise due to concerns around coronavirus.
Get an isolation note from the NHS if you
- have syptoms of coronavirus
- live with someone who has symptoms.
- Unite’s advice on the coronavirus for up to date advice and information about what Unite is doing to support you during this pandemic.
Health – official guidance
- Scottish Government on social distancing for non-healthcare staff
- NHS Health Protection Scotland guidance for non-healthcare staff
- NHS Inform’s coronavirus information is the medical guidance decisions are based on.