Financial counselling boosts EFAPsIn offering service, Nova Scotia Health Authority hopes to reduce stress among employeesBy Marcia McDougall08/10/2015|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/07/2015 Everyone has money issues. For some, however, financial problems are real stress inducers, pre-occupying their thoughts and even affecting their physical and mental health. When employees are suffering from financial stress, their workplace productivity may be negatively impacted. In times of organizational change, particularly where jobs are at risk, financial stress can be exacerbated. Employers, however, have become more aware of just how stressful financial issues can be for employees since the 2008 recession, says Stephen Liptrap, executive vice-president at Morneau Shepell in Toronto. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.