Update July 2020
Hand wash facilities.
After months of pressing Unite has finally managed to get hand washing facilities installed in vans. This has been long overdue and the urgency of the pandemic meant that we were not accepting any further excuses that could compromise the health of members and others.
Many staff are off due to health concerns in the pandemic and we commend management for this. However, proposed shift patterns would have meant some members working over the weekend. Unite argued that this was unworkable and those still at work must get suitable rest and the agreed, more sensible approach seems to be working