Staples Canada focuses on mental health, pharmacogenetic testing

As many organizations turn their focus to mental-health awareness in October, Staples Canada is reminding its employees they have help available if they need it. The company’s October campaign will include promoting the employee assistance program, sharing the mental-health website from Morneau Shepell Inc. and fostering a stigma-free work environment, according to Kate Tilsley, Staples Canada’s senior director of total rewards and human resource information system. “In addition, this October we are introducing a mental-health minute for managers. This is a quick email that will take only a minute out of their day, with facts about mental health, contact numbers and some highlights from our training sessions,” said Tilsley in an email to Benefits Canada.

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