Employee Assistance Program can help employers with workplace issues

October 09, 2020

Employers and managers can get help with difficult or sensitive workplace issues by accessing no-cost management consultation services through the Employee Assistance Program.

Did you know that the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is not only available to employees? Employers and managers can also reach out to the EAP for help with management issues and a variety of difficult or sensitive workplace situations, including employee performance issues, interpersonal conflicts between coworkers, concerns about potential substance use, and transition planning and support for employees returning to work after an extended leave. It can help make your job easier and less stressful.

Management consultation services through the EAP are confidential and available at no cost. They can help you

  • provide encouragement and support to employees during difficult situations;
  • address minor issues before they become larger problems;
  • show compassion and caring for employees;
  • develop a plan to deal with employee performance issues;
  • save valuable time by providing solutions to an array of employee issues;
  • intervene on personal issues that interfere with workplace functioning and productivity;
  • generate a more satisfied and productive workforce.

Access these services

The EAP is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to employees enrolled in medical coverage through the Board of Pensions and their employers. To take advantage of management consultation services, call 866-640-2772 and you’ll be put in touch with an employee assistance consultant who is a licensed, master’s degree-level clinician.

Learn more about management consultation services.