LRD Booklets

Latest booklet - Stress and mental health at work - a guide for trade unions and working people

Stress can have a devastating impact on workers mental health. This booklet provides practical advice for reps, activists and workers. It:

• explains what stress is and explores the extent of work-related stress; • examines how the Covid pandemic has exacerbated an existing mental health crisis in Britain’s workplaces; • outlines the law in this area, looking at how safety reps can use health and safety and equality law to tackle problems; • summarises the HSE Management Standards and guidance on using the standards; • looks at trade union action to prevent stress: and • sets out how employers can provide support for workers suffering from mental ill health. This crucial LRD booklet is an excellent resource for developing workplace policies, negotiating and representing trade union members, workplace and trade union courses and dealing with personal stress and mental health problems at work

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The popular LRD Booklets provide invaluable information on a range of trade union and labour movement concerns. Seven to eight booklets are usually produced each year. There are guides to issues that are permanently on the trade union agenda - such as health and safety, state benefits and sick pay - as well as rapid analysis of new developments affecting trade unionists - such as new employment laws and codes.

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