OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: Accommodating Mental Illness

There is much more employers today could be doing to support workers suffering from mental illness. Don Meinert from the Society for Human Resource Management shares the story of an employee who was the only one laid off as a result of “divisional downsizing” immediately after disclosing a mental illness. His plea for more supportive and compassionate management includes suggestions like using non-invasive language and educating all involved. To view this article, click here.