Campaigning against stress — and the causes of stress — at work
We hold regular ‘reclaim your lunch hour’ events. The next is:
Staff at London Met are stressed. In 2009 we took a survey of our members, which found that staff are stressed out with too much work, lack of control over their working environment, pressure from management and fear of redundancies. So we passed a motion on stress, at our AGM in March 2010 and agreed to launch a campaign against stress and the causes of stress. That campaign was launched with a …
Reclaim your Lunch Hour day — Tuesday 8th June at 1pm — all campus mass picnic!
We took our full, 1 hour, lunch break to highlight the (unpaid) overtime staff take every day. See a post on the subject of stress in our News section; read a report of the reclaim your lunch hour event and watch the film:
(part 1 of 2)
(part 2 of 2)
The campaign has been used as a national case study for other branches in Higher Education.