February 7, 2024

Forbes – Michael Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer at Traliant, addresses why studies continue to show that workplace mental health and well-being are on the decline, and the reputational and legal risks that poor mental health can pose to employers. He explains what organizations need to do to effectively prioritize both employees’ physical and emotional well-being.

Traliant surveyed over 1,000 U.S. employees for Fear Factors: A 2024 Employee Survey Report on Workplace Violence, Harassment and Mental Health. They found that mental health is a major area employers need to focus on in 2024. A full 86% of the respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that employers need to do more to address mental health needs in the workplace. Some of the top contributors were burnout and toxic management practices, in addition to wage stagnation which signals that macroeconomic factors are contributing to employees’ mental health concerns

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Mark Hudson