Category Case Management

Why do 54% of Canadians “fake” sick time?

54% of Canadian workers ADMIT to taking sick days off not for sickness or accident. Learn about why this happens and how to prevent this in Return to Work Toolkit from Carswell, Author JESleeth

Do you think your DM program is solid? Attend this weeks Federated Press event in Toronto to learn how to take this up a notch

How is your DM and RTW program holding up with those back injuries which just will not go away? Is your RTW program advanced enough to guide employees with mental health illnesses? Have you tied your DM program in with the new AODA Act for Ontario as per the new IASR requirements? If it is […]

Get Ready for CSA Z1003/BNQ 9700: Canada’s First National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Canadian Standards Association has just released its much anticipated new Workplace Mental Health & Safety Standard referred to as CSA Z1003/BNQ 9700.  This standard recommends the first National Standard on this topic and is applicable to all sizes and types of workplaces in Canada.  The document was just released November 7th 2012 and refers […]

Disability Management & Absenteeism Management are Intertwined

Absenteeism Controls are Intertwined with Disability Management In the workplace there are two types of absence, each of which requires a different type of approach on the part of the Human Resources Manager who has been assigned this area of specialty and responsibility. 1. Innocent Absenteeism Innocent absenteeism refers to employees who are absent from […]

OPC Employer Updates on Case Law & Stress Compensation Claims are Coming

OPC Employer Updates on Case Law & Stress Compensation Claims are Coming   Management of Long-Term Disabled Employees: How to Navigate the Current Legal Minefield Employers often find themselves in a situation where employees on still on ” their books” that have been absent from work for an extended period (in some cases for years) on long-term disability or […]

Jane Sleeth’s Response to Article CDN HR Reporter; Mental Health Issues are being overstated in Workplace

Re. Jan 10, 2012 “The injuries we don’t see; Mental injuries are receiving more attention for workers’ compensation and the threshold is changing”CDN HR Reporter Jeffrey Smith authorThank you for your Blog Article for CDN HR Reporter Jeffrey More conversation about this topic is required as there is a bias inherent in calling everything distressful […]

Ever Wonder if Mental Health Stats are Incorrect? They are by JESleeth

Spending on Mental Disorders Higher for Women : Clinical Psychiatry News Ever wonder about the statistics regarding mental health and whether they are skewed? Read “Comfortably Numb”, “The Loss of Sadness” and “Selling Sickness”. These evidence based researchers & Psychologists explain how Big Pharma targets and markets to women; the fact women are more likely […]