employee assistance program

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em·ploy·ee as·sis·tance pro·gram

(EAP) (em-ploy'ē ă-sis'tăns prō'gram)
A means established to help workers overcome psychosocial or behavioral problems that impair work performance.
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If your company doesn't have an employee assistance program, consider getting one.
Employee assistance programs that comprise work-life services are proven to help reduce employee stress, decrease absenteeism and turnover, and augment productivity.
Release date- 16112009 - BLOOMFIELD, Conn., - For an unprecedented fifth year in a row, readers of Business Insurance once again have named CIGNA's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) the best in the industry.
According to the employee Assistance Program Association, proper utilization of an EAP can result in reductions of 30 percent in lost time, 69 percent in accident and sick pay, 50 percent in grievances and 70 percent in accidents.
"The Falchi Building is pre-qualified for several generous relocation and employee assistance programs that dramatically reduce relocating tenants' net effective rent."
More than 3,000 calls went to the employee assistance program overall last year - nearly all for advice or referrals dealing with alcohol or drug treatment, divorces, gambling addiction concerns and the like.
Public Correctional Policy On Employee Assistance Programs
Carr also points to many organizations that function well with a zero-tolerance drug policy that's supported by a strong employee assistance program (EAP).
The 24 participating companies in the Employee Assistance Program, most of which are internationally-owned and top-tier, clearly agree.
If the need arises for a life assistance or mental health service in the course of a claim, the call is transferred from the disability nurse case manager to an employee assistance program professional, but only with the permission of the client.
Established in 2003, New Jersey's Critical Incident Stress Response Program functions within a preexisting employee assistance program. In addition to traditional services, it sponsors a unique command staff leadership series that covers ethics-based leadership, law enforcement family dynamics, terrorism, and psychological counterterrorism.

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