How employers can help employees build resilience
Posted by Medavie Blue Cross on July 21, 2022
In an article for Avantages magazine (article available in French only), Olivier Pagé, Director Group Disability Management Operations at Medavie Blue Cross, emphasizes the need for employers to focus on awareness, self-management and flexibility to support employees and build resilience.
“Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health already accounted for over 30% of disability claims in Canada. As the future of work continues to take shape, and employers face an acute labour shortage, Pagé says “it will be more important than ever for companies to foster a healthy work environment and to equip themselves with tools and solutions to support employees and prevent disability leaves.”
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