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What To Do When You Suspect A Worker May Be Mentally Ill

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 7:25 PM EDT) -- An otherwise reliable employee's behavior taking a turn for the erratic can disrupt the workplace and pose challenges for managers, particularly if it seems that the change may be tied to mental health problems.  

Not only do such disruptions complicate the day-to-day challenge of keeping a business humming, but they may also indicate that an employee has a mental ailment that the employer is obligated to accommodate, leaving supervisors juggling the goal of a smoothly operating workplace with the need to do right by troubled employees.

Here, experts tell Law360 how employers can calm the situation and keep their businesses running...

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