In our previous blog on mental health in the workplace, we looked at the distinction between mental illness and ordinary stress and anxiety. We’ll now turn our attention to ways employers should approach their duty to accommodate employees with mental disabilities.
mental health in the workplace
We live in an age of increased workplace stress (not to mention societal stress in the form of newspaper headlines), and burnout has now been recognized in the International Classification of Diseases as an occupational phenomenon.
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with supporting return to work, assessing job applicants with temporary work experience and rolling back labour relations reforms.