Mental health in the post-pandemic workplace: THREE things to consider

Excerpted from a Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd Blog by Riebana Sachs The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our collective mental health. Employees have lost loved ones, connections to co-workers and the comfort of daily social rhythms. A study conducted by Boston College found that during the pandemic, reports of anxiety increased to 50 percent […]

Extraordinary workplace misconduct: Celebrating you is a piece of cake…

Excerpted from a Shawe Rosenthal LLP blog by Garrick Ross and Fiona W. Wong In the latest entry in our series on extraordinary workplace misconduct, we must come to terms with the fact that not everyone loves birthdays or surprises. And, when an employee tells you that they don’t want a surprise birthday party, you’d […]

Ukraine War is causing some workers severe anxiety – employers can help

Excerpted from an SHRM Blog by Stephen Miller The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the spiraling humanitarian crisis has captured attention worldwide. Concern over the tragedy is understandable, but employers should also be aware that for some workers, the levels of stress and depression associated with constant news updates can be severe enough to require […]