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Most Employers Arent Combating Workplace Stress

December 1, 2009
A report by Watson Wyatt Worldwide and the National Business Group on Health finds that while health and productivity management programs are keeping health care costs and absenteeism down, employers aren’t acting to relieve the stress of employees’ long hours and fear of job loss. Such stressors could affect productivity as companies try to bounce back from the recession.
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Some EAPs Find That Online Therapy Clicks With Clients

November 2, 2009
Internet-based counseling and behavioral health services are finding their way into company employee assistance programs alongside in-person and telephone-based therapies. The services use a variety of Internet-related platforms, including e-mail, instant messaging, live chat and, in some cases, Skype video calls or other Internet-based videoconferencing.
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TOOL Helping Employees With Adoption

September 30, 2008
No doubt some of your employees have adopted children, are considering it or are going through the process. Can you help them understand the ins and outs, the legalities, the benefits and other important issues? The U.S. Office of Personnel Management offers several resources in its 'Adoption Benefits Guide.'
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