The Branch was saddened to learn of the tragic death from COVID-19 of one of our members who worked in the Facilities Management team. On behalf everyone in UNISON, the Branch Committee sends our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Our thoughts are with you.
We understand that support has been provided to affected colleagues, but it may be helpful to remind everyone of the confidential helplines and other advice provided through the University’s Employee Assistance Scheme: https://sheffieldhallam.sharepoint.com/sites/3005/polproc/eap/SitePages/Home.aspx
Are you suffering financially as a result of coronavirus?
From 16 November, you can apply to our COVID-19 response fund for a grant to help you during this difficult time. We have received generous grants from CHSA and UNISON which enable us to support members who are struggling.
See the financial assistance section for information.
Online applications will open on 16 November and can be accessed here – make a date in your diary to apply, as we expect this limited fund to be in high demand.
Read the full article here.
24 February, 2 March, 9 March 2020 (Apply by 24 January 2020)
This TUC 3 day course is for UNISON reps who want to develop a better understanding of mental health in general and increase their awareness of how the workplace can affect mental health plus gain some practical skills for dealing with mental health related issues.
Non Residential at East Riding College, Hull
Cost to Branch: £75 per delegate
Not a rep? Why not get involved in your Branch?
UNISON mental health stories
‘There for You’ is a UNISON welfare charity that can assist members with :
- Financial Assistance
- Debt Advice
- Wellbeing Breaks
- Support and Information
If you or your dependents are experiencing financial and/or emotional difficulties the charity can provide confidential advice and support.
If you would like more information, please use the link below: