We’ve been getting queries from UNISON members about their employment rights and the Cornavirus. Things are changing rapidly and it varies between individuals according to job terms and conditions but there is some good advice available online:

  1. Advice for employers and employees on the ACAS website
  2. Advice on rights at work for employees from UNISON
  3. Information on the law around time off and sick pay from Wards’ Solicitors
  4. Information from the government on benefits entitlement if off work due to the virus

In the branch office we will be avoiding direct contact but will be available by email during our usual office opening hours (9-5, Tues, Weds, Thurs). We may not be able to answer calls but we will be checking our answerphone everyday throughout the working week so, if you need to talk to us, please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can. If you are a UNISON member and need urgent advice and we are not available please contact UNISON direct on 0800 0 857 857