Let’s talk openly about mental health in the workplace

Manal Azzi, Senior Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist at the ILO

Even before the term COVID-19 had entered our vocabulary, burnout, stress and anxiety were significant issues in the workplace. With the pandemic, things have become much worse. In recent months many workers have felt helpless in the face of the profound changes they have experienced.

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‘Business as unusual’: How COVID-19 brought forward the future of work

Susan Hayter, Senior Technical Adviser on the Future of Work at the ILO

Before the pandemic there was already a lot of discussion about the implications of technology for the future of work. The message of the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work, adopted in June 2019, is clear; the future of work is not pre-determined, it is up to us to shape it.

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