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Low paid workers offered counselling

In: Health and Safety, Housing, Pay

Mental health issues affect around two thirds of the population, with many suffering in silence. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme is ‘surviving to thriving’. This gives us the chance to highlight how issues around pay and conditions and workplace stress can affect our daily lives.  Read More »

IWMD 2017: An organised workplace is a safe workplace

In: Health and Safety, Sector News

The 28th April is International Workers’ Memorial Day the day each year when workers come together and remember those who have been killed and injured at work. The slogan for the day is “remember the dead – fight for the living”. Sadly, it is all too likely that know someone who has died at work, has been injured in the workplace or is suffering from an occupational diseases.  Read More »

Workers’ Memorial Day 2016

In: Health and Safety, Sector News

Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don't die of mystery ailments, or in tragic "accidents". They die because an employer decided their safety just wasn't that important a priority. Workers’ Memorial Day (WMD) commemorates those workers. Read More »

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