Mental Ill Health in the Workplace Archives - iHR Australia

iHR Australia Poll: Is there too much emphasis on employee behaviour?


Previous Poll Analysis

Last week, we asked respondents:

If an employee has mental health issues resulting from personal circumstances, what level of support should be provided by the manager?

The results were as follows.

None, as the issue is unrelated to the workplace – 0%

Some, such […]

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The Key to Managing Workplace Stress


Most jobs involve some degree of stress and it is normal for people to experience stress from time to time, regardless of their role. However, stress-related Workers’ Compensation claims doubled in recent years in Australia and are now costing us in excess of $10 billion per year […]

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Proactive managers need to be ‘on the ball’


In a case from 2015, an organisation had to compensate a former employee after they were dismissed for poor performances arising from mental health challenges. Although implementing an action plan to improve performance, two months later the organisation terminated their employment.

The matter went to the Fair Work […]

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Managing Mental Ill Health in the Workplace Training


Nearly half of all Australians will experience a mental heath condition at some time in their lives (Black Dog Institute, 2018). There is no doubt that people in your organisation are and will experience mental ill health, especially depression and anxiety. Did you know that, by 2020, depression […]

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2019 Expert Predictions


At iHR Australia some of our industry leading experts have taken the time to identify what they see as key points of focus for Human Resources Professionals for 2019. In a must read, our expert consultants and facilitators discuss a variety of topics, including:

Safety and Management
Mentally […]

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