Tag: EAP


EEOC: Grocery chain illegally compelled employee to use EAP

October 27, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Weis Markets, a chain of Mid-Atlantic grocery stores, illegally tried to compel an employee at a store in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, to participate in its employee assistance program after she complained about a supervisor’s alleged sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment […]

Workplace wellness

Are employee assistance programs worth it?

January 31, 2022

Via: HRD America

Many companies have started to emphasize the availability of an employee assistance program in the workplace – especially since the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in many job losses and drastic changes to work routines. The question companies now face […]

Workplace wellness

Helping Employees with Mental Health: How Can Employers Do Better?

April 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

One topic that is top of mind right now is mental health. There have been countless headlines examining some component of how COVID-19 is impacting our lives in ways beyond just the disease, not the least of which is how […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Business Benefit of Employee Assistance Programs

June 3, 2019

Via: Workforce

Employee assistance programs were originally created to address alcoholism and drug use in the workplace. These programs have since matured to address a broad range of issues that can affect all aspects of employee performance and engagement. From the misuse […]

Workplace wellness

How to Respond When Employees Experience Domestic Violence

January 21, 2019

Via: HR Hero

This morning, Valerie came in to work with a cast on her wrist and heavy makeup on her face. She told Susie, her supervisor, that she had an accident, but she’s fine now and able to work. Later, Susie overhears […]

Workplace wellness

The Value of EAPs in Tempestuous Times

January 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Recently, I had two different clients call about employees who had told coworkers they were contemplating suicide. I also heard from two different clients about workplace fights attributed directly to political conversations that got out of hand. Road rage incidents […]

Workplace wellness

More Employee Assistance Program Best Practices

July 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Before the holiday, we began to explore some best practices concerning employee assistance programs (EAP’s). Today we have more best practices. Select the Appropriate Third-Party Vendor(s) Many organizations decide to hire a third-party vendor to handle their EAP’s legal and […]