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As the fight against coronavirus continues and we move into the next 3 weeks of lockdown, employers should be protecting their workforce.

The Dudley General Branch staff are there for you if you have any concerns. Our Branch telephone number is 01384 444323.


Media stories please

The media are desperate for stories about frontline workers. So, if you have any stories to tell, please let our branch know, anonymously, if necessary.


Useful links (these will be regularly updated):

Official government guidance on the Coronavirus is here (take a look around the links there – lots of good info on a range of things):
https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

The NHS guidance on what to do if you think you have it:
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

The general UNISON guidance on the Coronavirus:
https://www.unison.org.uk/coronavirus-rights-work/

The UNISON guidance on PPE – has links to other pages for specific work groups:
https://www.unison.org.uk/coronavirus-rights-work/personal-protective-equipment-coronavirus/

UNISON advice on the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention - UNISON's Bargaining Support Group has published guidance on the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which is aimed at supporting negotiators dealing with the issue of 'furloughed' workers and it can be found here:
https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2020/04/Job-Retention-Scheme-Bargaining-Guidance-090420.pdf

Every news article on the UNISON website tagged with the Coronavirus is here:
https://www.unison.org.uk/tag/coronavirus/

 

Apr 21, 2020