Settling a loved one’s affairs amounts to a part-time job that lasts for more than a year, on average. Employees who are carrying this burden need real support—much more than employee assistance programs, or EAPs, are designed to offer.
Both are time-consuming, unpaid, and often undervalued work that shifts an employee’s priorities, profoundly affecting everything from daily life to work performance.
If a person’s grief is seen as invalid in some way—because others don’t view the relationship as close enough or important enough—they can experience prolonged pain due to the lack of emotional support.
Settling a loved one’s affairs amounts to a part-time job that lasts for more than a year, on average. Grieving employees who are carrying this burden need holistic support, long after bereavement leave is over.
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