Workplace Possibilities<sup>SM</sup> (Disability Management)

Employers play a crucial role in creating awareness and aiding those who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts.
The recent coverage of some celebrity deaths presents employers with the opportunity to support individuals who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts.
Like the interplay between FMLA and ADAAA, the relationship between work comp and ADAAA can be complex.
ADAAA plays in the same space as many other laws, including workers' compensation, but it requires unique handling.
The opioid epidemic can present a unique challenge for employers.
The use and abuse of opioids is rapidly escalating, presenting a unique challenge to employers. How do you address this increasingly common issue even when it’s not easy to see?
As an HR manager, part of your complex job is addressing medical conditions and implementing accommodations at work for employees.

HR managers have the tough job of balancing two mindsets — treating employees equally day to day and helping employees get individualized accommodations for an injury, illness or mental health condition. Here's how a disability carrier can help make that change in mindset easier.

Insights from The Standard's survey can help pinpoint improvements for a more comprehensive approach to disability management.
The Standard conducted a survey that examined the link between disability management and employee productivity. What it found was that employers who take a comprehensive approach to disability management can help get employees back to work sooner and help increase their overall productivity.
Workplace Possibilities Program 10th Anniversary
Ten years ago, The Standard recognized a need to help people get back to work and increase their productivity. This led to the creation of the Workplace Possibilities program.
A comprehensive approach in the workplace can make all the difference.
No matter the industry or company, employees struggling through difficult situations and health conditions are common workplace occurrences. But a comprehensive approach in the workplace can make all the difference.