Workplace Medical in the News
WMC’s commitment to keeping Canada working has been recognized in various news outlets and trade publications:
How to implement a health screening program at your organization
Among staff, 67% would prefer health screening to occur outside of work and working hours, while 42% would prefer health screening at work.
In the article Bill Shapiro, our President and CEO advices employers considering introducing health screening for the first time, the process begins by determining the company’s goals, its anticipated results and the funding available. Read More.
The Solution to Absenteeism
What is the link between the role of a CFO and initiatives to reduce absenteeism?
On the surface, this seems like a mismatch of roles and responsibilities, but in fact there is an underlying connection that, once made, can have a profound impact on employee absenteeism in the workplace. Read More.
Why Do You Need A Mental Health Support Plan In Your Organization?
Mental health issues can affect us all – regardless of our age, economic standing, race or gender – and if we are living with a mental health issue, we know the importance of seeking help.
When we consider how many of us spend hours a day at work, it is imperative that our workplace is supportive. Read More.
Occupational Health Doc Has Prescription For Retirement
Dr. Raymond Roman has been trying to take down his shingle for a few years now.
“I’m going to be 70 this year,” the founder of Niagara Occupational Health says. “For the last five years I’ve been trying to cut down.”
He’s finally gotten his wish. Read More.
Interview: Bill Shapiro
The Need For A Strategic Response To Absence Management
Can return-to-work efforts be strategic as well as tactical? If an employee is off work due to injury or illness, isn’t it a simple matter of finding out from the treating physician when you can expect the person to return and what, if any, modified duties or accommodations you need to introduce? That doesn’t sound very strategic.
But from a senior executive perspective, the case is a possible symptom of Read More.
Gotcha! The New Way To Reduce Absenteeism While Boosting Profitability And Productivity
Avoidable employee absences are a hidden killer of corporate profitability. Many leaders don’t realize that short-term, unplanned absences can cost the average medium-sized company millions of dollars in payroll expenses not to mention lost productivity and business disruption. To get this financial sinkhole under control, HR leaders must get a handle on the problem and consider some innovative technological and business fixes. Read More.