Tuesday, April 13
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
What does disparity really mean and how do you build strong DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) in the workplace? How does DEI impact employee mental health and well-being? How can employers ensure they support the health and well-being of all employees through programs, resources, benefits and more? What conversations, policies and practices are workplaces implementing that are making a positive difference in reducing racial disparities and improving inclusion to ensure a healthy workplace for all? This session will explore these and related key issues.
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Virtual Town Hall: Changing the Conversation in Workplace Mental Health
April 29, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Employers are interested in strategies on how to create a healthy work environment for all employees, including those experiencing mental health conditions. This is important for many reasons including because people with mental health conditions are represented at the highest achievement levels in all professional fields. This Virtual Town Hall features a panel of three high achieving professionals with mental health conditions sharing their experiences and concrete recommendations for what's needed to develop an organizational culture in which employees with lived mental health experience thrive.
Pulse Survey: Mental Health in the Construction Industry
The Center for Workplace Mental Health, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), CSDZ, and Holmes Murphy & Associates, are conducting a pulse survey to better understand the needs and experiences of organizations within the construction industry related to mental health issues. The survey is limited to construction industry leaders, managers and supervisors and labor unions/trusts within the industry. If your organization falls within those categories, please consider participating in the survey. Stay tuned for a report on the data collected.
All Things Work From SHRM: Darcy Gruttadaro on How to Support Employees’ Mental Health During the Pandemic
As a second year of life under the pandemic gets underway, workplace and mental health continues to be a serious issue: Reported symptoms of depression and anxiety have tripled and quadrupled since the start of the pandemic and nearly 75 percent of workers say they're experiencing burnout. In this episode of SHRM's All Things Work podcast, host Tony Lee talks with Darcy Gruttadaro on steps employers can take to actively support their employees' mental health during the pandemic.