A guide from the British trade unions gives advice on how to promote ‘well-being’ in the workplace, and gives strategies for trade union representatives to negotiate with employers when work and work practices are the cause of workforce ill health.
Well-being is a union bargaining issue
A health practitioner from Australia exposes industry efforts to make problems associated with the impact of overwork in workplaces appear acceptable. She argues that instead of individual self-care strategies workers need a collective response.
Employers struggle as workers feel the strain
A new survey of Malaysian workplaces reveals how much the work environment contributes to overwork, stress, ill health and lower productivity. The results are part of a four-country study including Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.