Mental Health

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

Anne Patterson
 

What do long COVID, DEI, neurodiversity, mental health and wellness programs all have in common? They are all points of consideration when employing individuals with disabilities. In the latest Talking Benefits episode, Justin Held interviews Kellee Grimes, Manager of Health Services at […]

How Gender Inclusivity Can Benefit Plan Sponsors and Members

How Gender Inclusivity Can Benefit Plan Sponsors and Members

Robbie Hartman, CEBS
 

Increasingly, U.S. and Canadian plan sponsors are offering gender affirmation and gender reassignment benefits as a way to attract and retain top talent, improve mental health outcomes, and foster a diverse and inclusive workforce. “Above all, [these benefits are] about removing barriers […]

COVID-19 Creates Shift in Mental Health Benefits Over Past Two Years

Anne Patterson
 

In less than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new mental health challenges or intensified existing issues for workers across the United States and Canada. Organizations are expanding and enhancing benefit offerings, according to a new report from the International Foundation, […]

Returning to the Workplace? Don’t Lose Sight of Your People Leaders

Returning to the Workplace? Don’t Lose Sight of Your People Leaders

Alyssa Hodder
 

As I wrote in my blog on empathetic leadership, one positive emerging from the pandemic is that it has refocused attention on human needs—from health and wellness, to financial security. Many employees have struggled psychologically and financially, and employers have responded. But […]