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Mental Health Awareness week: employers must make reasonable adjustments and accommodate those caring for people with mental health illness

Unpredictability of mental health problems leaves parents and carers needing employment flexibility at times of crisis Latest statistics show increasing numbers of children being referred to Mental Health specialists May 14th: Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on employers to … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness week: employers need to recognise their responsibility for workers’ mental health

One in five Northern Ireland workers suffer some form of mental health problem – 25% more than in England Unite to seek adoption of Equality Commission’s Mental Health Charter as part of all future Northern Ireland workplace pay claims May … Continue reading

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Translink management sacks rail worker despite recovery from depression

Decision makes a mockery of Translink’s nomination of Action Mental Health as ‘charity of choice’ Management must adopt more enlightened approach or face risk of workers hiding mental health concerns November 13th: Unite Regional Officer, Davy McMurray, expressed his union’s … Continue reading

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