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Mental Health Issues in the Workplace – A Global Perspective

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Although laws surrounding mental health issues in the workplace vary by jurisdiction, at the heart of this issue in most countries are the same compelling, but competing, interests: employers must ensure workplace safety for all employees while still maintaining employees' medical confidentiality. Where the line is drawn between these competing interests has a role in preventing workplace tragedies. The laws of Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States are instructive.

This article was published in Corporate Counsel. To read the article, click here.