How Employers Can Respond To Employee Mental Health Issues In The Pandemic

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Offer mental health days

The aforementioned Deloitte study found that 78 percent of employees say they have had to miss work due to mental health issues. On a positive note that highlights the importance of mental health benefits at work, 80 percent of employees with them reported improved productivity after receiving some treatment. While money again shouldn’t be the ultimate driving factor for companies, good finances are a necessity for any company that hopes to thrive, so this news can be an economic motivator to add mental health support to employee benefits packages. In the end, everyone will benefit from it.

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