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FSU Working from Home Protocol

FSU Working from Home Protocol

Covid 19 has transformed the world of work and home-working has now become the norm for many people. We want to help organise a smooth and just transition for workers into the new reality of home-working. This home-working protocol covers work intensity, employee led flexibility, health and safety in the home, technology, allowances, a healthy…

40% of call centre and department workers report hot desking still in practice

40% of call centre and department workers report hot desking still in practice

40% of call centre and department staff have said that hot-desking continues to be practiced. A fifth of these say that they do not have sufficient breaks to wash their hands, while two-thirds say that intensity of their work has “increased or significantly increase.

Survey finds 88% of bank branch workers concerned about cutomer-facing work

Survey finds 88% of bank branch workers concerned about cutomer-facing work

FSU Covid-19 survey results show an alarming level of concern among bank branch workers 88.4% of branch workers are concerned about working in a customer facing role 39% of bank branch workers reported that face to face meetings are still taking place 22% report that customer entry is not being staggered FSU members across banking…

Read: Irish Times article on FSU Covid-19 Survey

Read: Irish Times article on FSU Covid-19 Survey

Hot-desking continues at bank call centres, workers say Some 40 per cent of call centre and department staff in Irish banks have said that hot-desking continues to be practiced by their employers, even as most in the industry are working from home amid the Covid-19 crisis, according to a union survey.

Survey results show significant challenges of home  working

Survey results show significant challenges of home working

FSU Covid-19 survey results show significant challenges of home working. 56% of all respondents have seen an increase in work intensity. 66% of all respondents report an increase in work-related stress 44% report pressure to answer calls and emails outside of work hours FSU members across banking and finance are working hard to ensure that…

Guidance issued by the Department of Health ROI

Guidance issued by the Department of Health ROI

Click here for all Department of Health COVID-19 Information Resources

Northern Ireland Executive publishes five-point plan to relax Covid-19 restrictions

Northern Ireland Executive publishes five-point plan to relax Covid-19 restrictions

Document published today looks ahead and sets out the approach the Executive will adopt in the regular reviews of the Coronavirus Regulations. Step 1: Groups of four to six people who are not from the same household will be able to meet outdoors while maintaining social distancing, drive-through church services, churches opening for private prayer,…

Read: Roadmap for Reopening Ireland

The Irish government has published a roadmap to ease Covid 19 restrictions and reopen Ireland’s economy and society.

KBC Covid-19 Survey
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KBC Covid-19 Survey

Do you work in KBC? We’ve launched a survey on how the COVID crisis is impacting your work. Many of you are working in frontline customer-facing roles, on site in call centres and departments or are working remotely for the first time. Each of these scenarios presents its own challenges. That’s why we’re asking you…