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Five steps to take if you are asked to return to campus

1) Check the local risk assessment for your location of work.
2) Organise/attend a meeting of colleagues to discuss safety concerns and develop an approach for raising them with your manager.
3) Ask for an Equality Impact Assessment of any significant change in working practices as a result of COVID-19.
4) If you still have to return to campus, discuss your situation with your line manager and fill in your individual health assessment questionnaire.
5) Know your rights, especially regarding your right to leave an unsafe workplace.

QMUCU branch members support the motion on collective grievance and ending the ‘recruitment freeze’

Please find below the latest QMUCU branch motion, passed at an all members branch meeting on 19 August 2020. The Queen Mary branch of the University and College Union (QMUCU) … Continue reading QMUCU branch members support the motion on collective grievance and ending the ‘recruitment freeze’

QM UCU submits a collective grievance to management on the non-renewal of fixed-term and part-time hourly paid contracts

Dear Acting Head of HR This collective grievance is submitted on behalf of QMUCU members who have been or are currently employed on part-time hourly paid and fixed term contracts, … Continue reading QM UCU submits a collective grievance to management on the non-renewal of fixed-term and part-time hourly paid contracts