Although mental health issues can be uncomfortable to discuss, employers have a duty to inquire if they suspect one of their employees is suffering from an undisclosed illness, says Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney.
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Overview: Through this webinar, participants will learn how to effectively manage mental health in the workplace and acquire the strategies to help create an inclusive environment that can reduce stigmas. Additionally, accommodation and return-to-work initiatives will be examined to ensure employers are equipped to manage mental health challenges in the workplace.
Mental health problems appear to be on the rise, according to a survey from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). HR professionals are facing challenges when it comes to employees reporting mental-health problems, said Ruben Rodney, and sometimes recognizing poor mental health is easier said than done.
Eliminating the stigma while increasing mental health awareness can enable employees to seek help sooner, recover faster and maintain productivity. MaxPeople and Rodney Employment Law want to help educate and end the stigma around mental health issues in the workplace. Watch our Bell Let’s Talk Day video to learn what you can do to spread awareness and get people talking about the importance of mental health in the workplace.
The numbers are staggering, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada , mental health issues cost Canadian employers an estimated $50 billion a year. Half a million Canadians miss work because of mental health each week and one in three workplace disability claims in Canada are related to mental health. Despite the increase in […]