Tag Archives: mental health

Unite seeks urgent meeting with Communities’ Minister over impending closure of Regina Coeli Women’s Hostel in West Belfast

Minimum pay workers receive notice of pending redundancy for February 27th at only women-only facility offering accommodation and addiction support for homeless in Northern Ireland Regina Coeli house, at Lakeglen avenue in West Belfast, has provided a refuge to homeless and … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Public Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Employers must recognise and make adjustments for workers with hidden disabilities

Unite seminar for shop stewards and health & safety reps hears of impact from Fibromyalgia, Autism and Mental health Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & Equalities Officer explained that her union’s seminar for workplace reps on Hidden Disabilities was a … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases, Unite Equalities | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK and Ireland-wide survey confirms scale of workplace problems in Northern Ireland’s community and voluntary sector

Survey of more than 2,500 working in the sector confirms stress, low-pay, management bullying are leading to low staff morale and mental health challenges Unite Equalities Officer, Taryn Trainor, called for workers in the community and voluntary sector to join … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign for Decent Pay, Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Belfast conference to hear of new partnership approach to Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

On Monday, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Equality Commission and Unite the Union NI are hosting a meeting attended by over 160 Northern Ireland employers and HR professionals and more than 60 union workplace reps and trade … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Equality Commission NI to join with Unite the union in launching Mental Health Workplace Charter sign-up drive

Fully-booked all-day conference to be held at La Mon Hotel & Country Club 160 representatives of the business world will join with Unite shop stewards for a conference at the La Mon Hotel on the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Northern Ireland news, Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment