• Monday, May 23, 2022


Many Workers In UK Lack Decent Toilet Facilities: Unite

The sectors where Unite has identified problems where workers are often denied toilet dignity include; banking, bus driving, construction, finance, lorry driving, warehousing, and agriculture (Photo: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

UK’s second largest trade union, Unite is demanding that employers take action to ensure that workers are granted toilet dignity in the workplace. According to Unite tens of thousands of workers in the UK either are not provided with decent toilets or have undue, unnecessary or officious restrictions placed on them when they attempt to use the facilities provided. Unite highlighted the problems experienced by workers on Monday (19) as it was World Toilet Day. Although much of the emphasis on this day is about providing clean toilets in the developing world, Unite believes that a spotlight needs to be…

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