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Work and Well-being: A Trade Union Resource

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A Trade Union Resource

Work and Well-being cover'Well-being' has become one of the most over-used phrases in the English language. It helps sell anything from yogurt to holidays, pillows to pills. For some people the phrase refers to levels of happiness, while others think of it as a healthy body and mind.

The government has even started a well-being index intended to gauge the quality of life of people in the UK, as well as environmental and sustainability issues and even the country's economic performance.

This guide gives advice on the wide range of attempts being made to promote 'well-being'. It will help reps tackle management when work and work practices are likely to be the cause of workforce ill health.

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