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A mental health reminder

A relapse, a sudden series of attacks, a string of awful days (or whatever your step back may be), does not decrease your value.

Take your time, do some self-care, even if it’s just being proud that you got through another day. Reflect on the progress you’ve made.

You are strong: One step back is nothing when you look at the journey you’ve already made.

You aren’t alone.

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That Side of Depression

Why do people never talk about the part of depression when you just don’t want anything anymore? Everybody talks about when it hurts like hell, when you cry, when you cut, when you take drugs, when you break down. But no one ever talks about when you just lay down in your room, with a hole inside of you that you don’t know how to fill, and you don’t want to do anything even things you usually like. So, you just spend your day kinda waiting for it to end and it’s horrible because you feel empty and guilty for that at the same time.

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Budget bill gives government the power to impose sick leave deal it wants

Budget bill gives government the power to impose sick leave deal it wants.

The proposed measures are another shot at the labour rights of the 17 federal unions, which the government had already eroded leading up to this controversial round of bargaining over sick-leave benefits.

In 2013, the government changed the rules for collective bargaining in a budget bill that significantly diminished the unions’ bargaining clout. The unions are challenging that legislation in court.

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Bullying in the Workplace

Our Union of Environment Workers Component President Todd Panas has championed the cause of a respectful workplace and he has launched and anti-bullying campaign vigorously.  The following information needs to be read and understood.  Employees have rights and those rights need to be understood in every workplace.

If you are a victim of bullying in the workplace, talk to your union advocate – there is hope and support available.