GENEVA (ACTRAV INFO)-Trade Unions remains a key actors to tackle psychosocial risks, stress and violence in the world of work through social dialogue and collective bargaining, according to the new issue of the International Journal of Labour Research released today.
“Social dialogue and collective bargaining have shown to have a positive outcome in these areas, and there are emerging good practices of how the social partners have addressed psychosocial risks and violence at work by influencing legislation or negotiating workplace measures”, said Maria Helena Andre Director of the ILO’s Bureau of Workers ‘Activities.
This issue of the Journal comprises five articles covering prevention of psychosocial risks and work-related stress, trade union perspectives and actions on psychosocial risks and violence and harassment, digitalization of work and associated risks, trade union responses to the psychosocial impacts of technological change in contemporary workplaces, and vulnerability of certain groups of workers to violence.
Launched in 2009, the International Journal of Labour Research is a vehicle for disseminating recent research on labour and social policies from trade union researchers and academics around the world.
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