Issues and Trends

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04/30/21

The pandemic has turned most lives and workplaces upside down. But for women, it’s been especially challenging. Take a closer look at the crisis. And get tips and tools employers can share to support women — and all employees — dealing with burnout and mental health issues.

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03/24/21
Almost half of workers are now suffering from mental health issues. Here's an update on what employees are feeling and how employers are stepping up during the pandemic. Plus three strategies to help ramp up resources and reduce stigma.
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01/18/21
The pandemic has forced many employees to work remotely, and working parents suddenly found the added responsibility of helping their children adapt to remote learning. See how employers can help support employees with children during these extraordinary times.
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07/16/20
Recent events like stay-at-home orders and social unrest are escalating mental health issues, including PTSD. Here are practical solutions to help employees cope.
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05/01/20

With so many employees now working from home, behavioral health issues can surface behind the scenes. Explore the challenges employees are struggling with during the coronavirus pandemic — and get a to-do list that shows what employers need to be doing now.

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04/30/20

Are your employees staying engaged — or losing focus the longer they work from home due to COVID-19 restrictions? You can support behavioral health and engagement with these strategies and tips on how to maintain routines and stay connected.

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04/29/20

Employees working from home due to social distancing? Smart policy — but there’s a big potential for poor ergonomics. Use these tips for better laptop posture to help remote employees avoid discomfort and stay productive.

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10/14/19

More than 4 million Americans are working remotely — including regular employees and gig workers. But workers’ new freedom from the workplace is creating big challenges for employers. Explore the issues, logistics and solutions to help provide support and accommodations.

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09/16/19

Any time employees face health conditions, the organizations they work for feel the effects. How can you support employees while ensuring your business stays productive? Make sure you have a solid approach to managing absence and disability. And partner with a disability carrier that can help you with four key actions.

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08/12/19

It's no secret that early intervention is the key to helping employees avoid a disability claim or get back to work quickly and safely. So why don't more people do something about it? Discover what's at risk and get tips on how to create a positive experience — and support productivity.