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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

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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

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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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