Calling in sad

… But what if the workplace environment itself is causing the stress? It’s a valid question given the findings of the Morneau Shepell survey, which showed that a stressful workplace can affect the mental well-being and productivity of employees. “Currently we are in an environment where increasing demands and an increasing rate of workplace change is the norm,” Paula Allen, a vice-president at Morneau Shepell, writes in an email. She believes that if an organization wants to maintain a productive workforce, it needs to invest in mental health.

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