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Press release from CNW Group

Media Advisory - Leaders from business and industry meet in Montreal to discuss workplace mental health

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Media Advisory - Leaders from business and industry meet in Montreal to discuss workplace mental health09:00 EST Thursday, February 07, 2013MONTREAL, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Mental health has a significant impact on every workplace. The impact is seen in absenteeism, productivity, engagement and ultimately, the bottom line. The role of the workplace in mental health is also becoming clearer. On January 16, 2013, The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety was released. It provided a framework to reduce risks and potential liability related to workplace mental health, and to promote a mentally healthy workplace.On February 11 and 12, Morneau Shepell with special guest Bell Canada will host Employers Connect - a gathering of leaders from Canadian business and industry - in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. The Montreal event is being held at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, 900 Rene Levesque Blvd. West. Those present will discuss practical actions organizations can take, the implications for business, and solutions. Media are welcome to attend the breakfast meeting on Tuesday, February 12, as follows:Tuesday, February 12Breakfast meeting in Room St-Francois from 8.30-10 a.m. Speakers are Claudine Ducharme and Lorraine Durrand of Morneau Shepell, and Lucie Dutil of Bell Canada.WHAT:   Employers Connect breakfast meeting    WHERE:   Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Room St-Francois   900 Rene Levesque Blvd. West    WHEN:   Tuesday, February 12, 2013   8.30-10 a.m. SOURCE: Morneau Shepell Ltd.For further information: For more information and to pre-register, please RSVP: Cathren Ronberg Director of Corporate Communications Morneau Shepell cronberg@morneaushepell.com