Updates on ongoing work
UPDATE ON PREVIOUS ISSUES
Campaigners fear that government “pilot schemes” to “help unemployed people with mental health problems find work” will lead to people being bullied off benefits and will not address the causes of mental ill-health.
An attempt to put the ups and downs of depression into verse ...
Bright skies, natural highs,
Summer haze, happy days,
Good things ... mood swings
Dark cloud, not proud
Guilt, shame, down again
Life’s shit, deep pit
Break down, sink, drown,
Gasp for air, nothing there,
No hope, can’t cope
Tunnel light out of sight
Ranting, railing, falling, failing
The Summer 2016 issue of unionlearn's 'Learning Rep' magazine includes an article on 'Changing the way we work', arguing that "Identifying the real roots of workplace stress is the best way to genuinely promote mental and physical health at work."
Janine tutors this week-long course for RMT reps and members.
If you would like to attend, please contact your branch secretary or the Regional Office.
I worry about
People who are not depressed
They must be insane
The TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee elected two co-Chairs for 2014/15: Sean McGovern and Janine Booth.
Disabled Workers’ Conference 2014 - Resolutions