Ifeoma Obi spoke to black workers from around Britain about the impact of the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement
Ameen is a Union Official in Salford City Council
SR: How has your job changed?
“The first thing we agreed was that all individual representation would be suspended because we have bigger things to deal with. This was agreed with management. As a general position this approach has been very helpful although individuals with grievances that predate the lockdown are still stuck. But it has allowed us to do organising work on a collective basis with our reps. The level of engagement within the union has been much higher than I’ve ever seen.