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Webinar 26 June 2024

Know Your Health & Safety Rights as a Freelancer

This 60-minute online workshop will identify the responsibilities and duties that a client has to a freelancer, using UK Health and Safety Legislation.

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Date Wednesday, 26 June 2024
Time 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location Online
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About the event

This session will explore how trade unions can play a role in ensuring work safety, challenge poor practices and build collective strength among staff and self-employed colleagues at the office, theatre, music venues etc.

Workshop aims:

  • Identify challenges faced by freelancers
  • Develop confidence to understand and use legal frameworks for health and safety
  • Be clear what a client’s legal duties and responsibilities are
  • Consider the support available from your trade union.

How to attend

This event is hosted by Tracy Walsh and the NUJ (National Union of Journalists). Your joining link will be sent nearer the event date.

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Tracy Walsh

Tracy Walsh is an educator, researcher and trade union activist, who has worked for many years with the Trades Union Congress and affiliated trade unions. She is currently studying part-time for a PhD at Greenwich University, which explores the relationship between gender, race and class in British trade unions. Tracy is an active member of the University and Colleges Union.

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