Employers can find several free mental health awareness tools from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN), the Department of Labor, and the IRS.
JAN is a free resource that provides expert guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
EARN is a free resource that educates employers seeking to recruit, hire, retain, and advance qualified employees with disabilities.
Employers can capitalize on the value and talent people with disabilities offer America’s workplaces with both Federal and State Government financial incentives. These incentives serve two purposes: to encourage hiring individuals with disabilities and to support modifications and accommodations that enhance workplace accessibility and productivity of workers with disabilities.
Workplace stressors such as job insecurity, financial troubles, heavy workloads, and insufficient work environment has heightened during the coronavirus pandemic. With increased stress comes reduced work productivity. There are steps you can take to help your employees, especially those with disabilities manage stress during the coronavirus pandemic.
A recovery-supportive workplace aims to prevent exposure to workplace factors that could cause or perpetuate a substance use disorder while lowering barriers to seeking care, receiving care, and maintaining recovery. A recovery-supportive workplace educates its management team and workers on issues surrounding substance use disorders to reduce the all-too-common stigma around this challenge. Learn more here.
Improve mental health in the workplace is increasingly important for a business’ success. Employers and employees can work together to cultivate healthy workspaces. Learn more what employers can do to create a healthy workplace.
Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200
James O. Wright Center forWork & Training
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