HOW OUR MEMBERS CLASSIFY OUR ROLES

  • ELECTRICIAN - AM2, CITY AND GUILDS LEVEL 3, NVQ LEVEL 3

  • IMPROVER - an old misunderstood term. this term is often attributed to electrical workers who are not qualified.

  • ELECTRICAL LABOURER - NO QUALIFICATIONS OR ANYTHING BELOW A LEVEL 3 CITY AND GUILDS WHILST NOT ENROLLED ON A 3 YEAR COLLEGE COURSE.

  • APPRENTICE/trainee - AT COLLEGE ONE DAY A WEEK OR BLOCK RELEASE WHILE ENROLLED IN A 3-4 YEAR COLLEGE COURSE AIMED AT BECOMING A FULLY QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN


WHAT DO YOU GET FOR £10 A MONTH MEMBERSHIP

  • MEMBERSHIP TO THE ELECTRICAL WORKERS BRANCH

  • ACCESS TO A LEGAL TEAM

  • HELP AND ADVICE WITH DISPUTES

  • HELP DEALING WITH AGENCIES ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY DONT PAY

  • IN THE COMING YEAR WE WILL BE LAUNCHING AND NUMBER OF CAMPAIGNS TO HELP THE INDUSTRY FIGHT BACK AGAINST MANY OF THE ISSUES THAT PLAGUE US.

  • WE ARE WORKING ON MANY DIFFERENT PARTNERSHIPS TO BRING YOU EXCITING AND BENEFICIAL OFFERS

  • FINALLY A UNION THAT IS PROACTIVE AND WORKS FOR YOU GIVING ELECTRICAL WORKERS A BRANCH SO AS WE CAN HAVE A OFFICIAL PLATFORM TO FIGHT BACK FROM

  • English classes: Members have the right to free English classes

  • Trade union training: The IWGB regularly runs training sessions on legal rights, organising and other vital skills

what is a self employed worker?

  • here is the answer from the general secretary of the IWGB a DOCTOR of ECONOMICS and the leading expert in the gig economy

  • So Matthew Taylor, Theresa May’s appointee to lead an inquiry into the so-called “gig economy”, has called for employment rights for the self-employed. You might expect that we at Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB), many of whose members work in the so-called gig economy to be delighted. And yes, employment rights should certainly be improved, but a category of self-employed worker who carries their work out as part of someone else’s business and as such has employment rights already exists. It’s called a worker (or limb (b) worker, to use the legal term).

    DR JASON MOYER-LEE

is (cis)bogus self employment?

  • the simple answer is ‘no’ Construction industry scheme (cis) falls into the same CATEGORY as ‘worker’or legally RECOGNISED definition of ‘limb b status’


is the the electrical workers branch run by electrical workers

  • YES ITS IN OUR CONSTITUTION