Employers called upon to consider employees' mental health

Sbrana Psyschriatric hospital. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Sbrana Psyschriatric hospital. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

For the past few years we have seen many organisations promoting health amongst their employees through activities such as wellness day. However, most of them are focusing more on physical health therefore neglecting the mental wellbeing of their employees. Mmegi correspondent NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE writes

Omphemetse Taunyane* a young employee started working for her company several years ago as a casual worker. Due to hard work and dedication, the young woman found herself securing a permanent position in her workplace.

This was a dream come true for a young graduate, as she knew then that her life would change for the better and she will be able to take care of her parents and siblings because she was the family’s breadwinner.

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