Dealing with the aftermath

Incidents like Paris attack can unsettle employees far and wide
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/11/2015

Terror attacks, tragedies and natural disasters can take a significant toll on the workplace — even if they occur thousands of kilometres away. 

The November attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more have caused a great deal of distress, both for employees in France and around the world, said Bill Wilkerson, co-founder and CEO of Mental Health International in Toronto. And it’s important that employers be aware of the potential mental health impacts on the workforce.