Tag Archives: mental health

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Employers must support workers during ongoing labour shortage that often leads to longer shifts, less supervision, and more responsibilities.  Due to recent staff shortages, workers are finding themselves in situations they may not have experienced in the past. The labour shortage means that many hospitality workers are working longer hours, with less supervision and more […]

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Students are invited to examine the topic of workplace mental health and wellness in WorkSafeBC’s 2022 Student Safety Video Contest.  According to an Angus Reid study, published in January 2022, 36% of Canadians say they are struggling with their mental health. The study also found that 7% of Canadians say they are “barely getting by” […]

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A new digital hub of resources is available for workers and employers to support psychological health and safety at work.   Talking about mental health — be it your own or someone else’s — isn’t always easy. But if employers and workers are prepared, their understanding and compassion can go a long way in supporting […]