Mental Health in the Workplace Webinar

Work can be a significant source of stress. In one survey65% of U.S. employees identified their job as the number one stress in their livesOverwork, job insecurity, bullying, discrimination, and toxic work cultures are just some of the reasons why work can be stressful. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity hosted a workgroup that focused on mental health, trauma, and resiliency in the workplaceThis webinar presented the workgroup's findings and recommendations, including a brief overview of the causes and impact of stress, responses to chronic stress, and steps employers and unions can take now to start building a resilient workplace. Presenters: 

  • Sean Egan, Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity
  • Michelle Kaminski, Labor Education Program, Michigan State University 


Recorded on Tuesday, July 12, 2022