TSSA can provide advice and support for members who find themselves in a redundancy situation.
Your rights at work
This section of the website provides general guidance on employment rights and legislation.
The advice in these briefs provides some basic details on employment law. They do not attempt to describe every aspect, and should not be regarded as an authoritative statement of the law in any particular case.
TSSA members should, where necessary, seek advice from their staff reps, the TSSA Helpdesk or their Organising team.
TUPE regulations protect an employee's terms and conditions if their employer is taken over. Find out more here.
This brief explains the most common legal terms and phrases used in employment law.
Find out about the protected characteristics and discrimination that may lead to a claim for unlawful discrimination.
Find out about employment tribunals, how to make a claim, time limits, and TSSA legal support.
Find out about the legal restrictions on the maximum weekly working hours.
Workers are entitled to minimum payments. Find out more here.
Part time workers are protected from being treated worse than full-time workers doing similar jobs. Find out more here.
Workers can ‘blow the whistle’ on their employers by reporting certain types of wrongdoing. Find out more here.
Briefing for TSSA reps and officers
Member advice from our Helpdesk
If you are a TSSA member and are looking for advice or assistance in connection with your employment or membership, you can contact our Members’ Helpdesk.
We can advise on a range of workplace issues including; discipline and grievance hearing, maternity rights and redundancy.
Helpdesk opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday | 09:00 - 16:00 Friday
Please note: we cannot undertake to provide advice to non-members, to members of other unions, or to members on behalf of their partners/friends. If you are not yet a member, please join TSSA online.