Branch Secretary :

New Guide and Health & Safety Meeting - Lockdown 2021

The new year has brought a new set of restrictions as the country entered another national lockdown.


Emergency Branch Meeting



The Unite Housing Workers Branch has scheduled an emergency meeting on health and safety under the new restrictions. The meeting is open to all members.


Martin Powell-Davies - Special Guest Speaker



Martin is a long-serving member of the National Education Union and was London Regional Secretary between 2016 and 2019.  Martin qualified worked as a science teacher alongside serving as a local union officer, building workplace power and organising many successful campaigns. He has vigorously opposed education cuts, academisation, and excessive workloads. Currently, Martin is primarily focussed on the Covid-19 risks for all workers in schools, and defending members’ pay and conditions.


Please join us:


We also hope to hear from a senior officer from Unite's highly skilled legal team will provide advice on how the new restrictions affect workers, and the implications for our employment rights in the workplace.


Please come along and encourage others in your workplace to join Unite and participate in the meeting.


New Branch Guide



The Branch has updated its guidance in the light of new government stipulations. Our guide offers pointers on working from home, PPE for those who need to go into work, travel arrangements, shift patterns, holiday entitlements and furlough. It can be downloaded here and is also available as part of our Branch Health and Safety Toolkit.



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