Union to focus on bullying at work

Union leaders on the Fylde are campaigning to highlight the need for improvements in the health and welfare of their members as part of anti-bullying week.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 10:20 am
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:52 am
Rachel Wallace-Dand of the PCSO union

Duncan Griffiths, secretary of the Fylde Central Benefits and Services Branch of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), said: “Over the week the branches locally will be highlighting the fact that there is a need to improve health and safety provisions for the members, particularly with the problem of bullying.”

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Branch organiser Rachel Wallace-Dand added: “There needs to be a dramatic improvement in health and safety at work in the area.

“There is not a stereotype of a person who becomes a target of bullying. Women and men are equally likely to be bullied and bullying happens in all sorts of jobs.”