Head of Bectu Philippa Childs writes:“The 10th-16th May marks Mental Health Awareness Week, a great time to evaluate mental health at work and how it is promoted, or not, in the workplace. It also provides an opportunity for Bectu to raise awareness of the issues highlighted in our Dignity at Work campaign, such as unequal pay, lack of diversity and long hours culture. Much of the creative industries have suffered devastation at the hands of the pandemic, with thousands of workers left without an income or meaningful support from the government. The individual and collective impact has been enormous and the road to recovery is challenging. With so much change and hardship in our work and personal lives, now more than ever, trade unions should be campaigning for improved workers’ mental health. ”Read more at: https://bectu.org.uk/news/mental-health-awareness-week/
LEN Brexit Working Group’s coordinator Myles Hayden gives an update about the latest campaigns and activities of the working group.