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Point of Contact
A vital role for those who want to be actively involved in helping support our work but does not have the time for the full rep role. You will;
Act as a point of contact for members and reps,
Help gather member feedback,
Promote Unite and the value of joining,
Distribute and promote our newsletters and updates.
Workplace reps get involved in a wide variety of activities and is a great way to learn and develop skills. You can help with;
Supporting, advising and representing members informally and formally,
Problem solving, communication, negotiating skills will be a key feature of the role,
You will receive time off to perform your rep duties.
Health & Safety Rep
Keep all colleagues safe by;
Investigating potential hazards and dangerous occurrences at the workplace and examine the causes of accidents at work,
Investigating employee complaints relating to health, safety and welfare,
Conducting workplace inspections,
Raising issues with the employer,
You will receive time off to perform your rep duties
Equality reps support the work of our workplace reps by specialising in equality issues. You will get involved with;
Understanding equality issues;
Developing knowledge on discrimination and the relevant legislation, policies and procedures,
Helping make Unite workplaces focus on Dignity at Work issues and outlaw bullying.
Unite the Union has launched an environmental taskforce. Climate change means workplace change. We want our members to be at the forefront of that change, making the decisions alongside their employers. Ensuring everyone benefits from a greener economy, change focused on skills, education and high-quality green jobs!