Today, World Mental Health Day, represents an ideal time to begin correcting misconceptions about mental health. Here's how to start the conversation. Read the Entrepreneur article, The Best Place to Support Mental Health? The Workplace. by Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant for The Standard.
In the Media - Employer
Providing a comprehensive disability management program? Check. Accommodating employees? Check. Find out why accommodations are key in Accommodating Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Workforce by Brian Kost, Workplace PossibilitiesSM senior director at The Standard.
ADAAA litigation is up nearly 32 percent in recent years. Brian Kost, senior director of the Workplace PossibilitiesSM program at The Standard, provides ways to help meet regulations and accommodate employees' needs. Read his DMEC @Work article, Make RTW and Stay-at-Work Support the Cornerstone of Your ADAAA Strategy.
Can financial concerns decrease employees' workplace productivity? Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard, explains in his BenefitsPRO article, Are You Supporting Employees' Financial and Physical Wellness?
The comprehensive Employee Disability Leave Study shows employees who worked with their HR manager returned to work 44% faster. Read the WorldatWork article about The Standard's study.
Employees with a health condition tend to have a more positive experience when they work with HR for support. Here's why. Read the HR Daily Advisor article, Making HR the Hub of Disability Management, by Jeff Smith, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant for The Standard. Also see part two of his series that discusses how to connect employees with additional resources and the importance of accommodations as part of a stay-at-work or return-to-work plan.
BenefitsPRO explains that the approach employers take to handle an employee's health condition can negatively affect productivity. Read, How Employer Support Affects an Employee's Return to Work After Disability Leave.
The Standard's new strategic partnership with Altwork offers a game-changing workstation to help employees with disabling health conditions return to work faster.
Kevin McNamara, The Standard's voluntary practice leader, recently spoke with Rough Notes about how employers are seeking holistic voluntary benefits solutions to meet the needs of different types of employees and families. Read Disability Insurance in a Changing Workplace.
It can be difficult to identify and support an employee with a medical condition at work, but disability carriers may have the necessary tools to help. Read the HR Daily Advisor article, How to Address Multigenerational Needs for Disability Management, by Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard.