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Let’s professionalise home-working

Jul 31 2020, 12:17    FSU

This Wednesday, 5th August 12-6pm, FSU’s advice centre will be taking calls and answering questions on working from home. Want to know about your rights and your employers’ responsibility? Take a quick ergonomic test to see about your workspace? Or just talk more about FSU’s working from home protocol then give us a call on our freephone numbers (ROI) 1800 819 191 (NI-GB) 0800 358 0071 or email us at advice@fsunion.org . FSU has launched a protocol for working from home that …


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  • FSU Home Working Protocol    FSU
  • Union call for redundancies in Ulster Bank to be paused for 12 month    FSU Union calls for redundancies in Ulster Bank to be paused for 12 months FSU has written to Ulster Bank Northern Ireland Group CEO Alison Rose on redundancy proposals FSU, the union representing staff in Ulster Bank, has called for a pause on a new round of redundancies in the Bank. The Union has …
  • Safety must be a priority as “new normal” continues    FSU A safe return to for all   Safety must be a priority as “new normal” continues   And so it has begun, more staff are now returning to workplaces.   It would be unfair to call this a “return to work”, when so many of those who are now back at work locations …
  • Union seeking Government response to challenges of home-working    FSU FSU has written to the Tánaiste seeking engagement on home-working protocol Financial Services union has written to the Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar seeking engagement on a protocol for home-working. The Union, which represents staff across banking and finance, will also be seeking …
  • Describing diversity    FSU In this special guest post, Pam Brown lays out how to define diversity, and the importance of language.  Armed with the millennial generation’s defining traits — Web savvy, boundless confidence and social networks that extend online and off, I thought I had understood the issues …
  • Supporting #Pride2020    FSU The importance of celebrating who we are, and our diversity, can’t be overstated. The Digital Dublin Pride Festival is now well underway with Pride Belfast taking place from July 24 to August 2. While in previous years FSU attended Pride marches, this year we are encouraging participation in …
  • Union welcomes commitment on "right to disconnect" in programme for government    FSU Union welcomes commitment on “right to disconnect” in programme for government   Proposal lays the basis to significantly improve home-working   The union representing staff across banking and finance has strongly welcomed a commitment in the programme for government to bring …