We’re hearing some terrible tales, national and local, of workers being denied employment rights and their entitlement to a safe working environment.
This is a particular issue in retail and hospitality, but isn’t confined to those sectors. There are many responsible employers who behave well – looking after their workforce financially and protecting them (and all the rest of us) from exposure to the virus. And then unfortunately there are many others who just aren’t.
If you’re not already a union member, it’s time to join. You’ll receive advice and support.
Here’s some useful online information:
Unison: Coronavirus: your rights at work