Usdaw Reps will be involved in redundancy consultation and in
supporting members who are facing redundancy.
In addition to the information on the Usdaw website we set out
below a series of links which may help you in your work.
Working in a
Downturn is a web page with links to advice on problem
areas like debt or benefits: www.worksmart.org.uk/career/downturn
Coping with the
Economic Downturn is a practical guide for working people
and their families, produced in association with the Citizens'
Advice service; you access the guide at www.tuc.org.uk/extras/downturn.pdf
Redundancy is a basic guide to the law around redundancy
and answers some common questions about what happens if you lose
your job. You can access it at: www.tuc.org.uk/extras/facingredundancy.pdf
Pay and Work
TUC Guide to the Job Centre Plus Rapid Response service
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
This page links to useful
Handling Potential Redundancies
This page is a great
interactive site which is designed for Employers but is equally
useful in helping Reps develop their strategy in consultation.
This provides important
support services to members facing redundancy dismissal - make sure
your employer brings them in.
The Pay and Work
Rights Helpline - 0800 917 2368
Redundancy and Insolvency -
a Guide for Employees
Usdaw cannot take
responsibility for the content of external sites.