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Workforce Resilience

Supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of colleagues during a time of intense disruption

Employee Health & Safety

The Practical Guide to Returning People to the Workplace Safely

Marsh guide identifying immediate actions for organizations to consider as they prepare, implement, and manage a return to on-site work. (May 22)

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Why Showing Kindness Benefits Business and Society

BRINK article from Wolfgang Seidl, Partner, Mercer (May 20)

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Return to the Workplace: Move Forward With Confidence

Mercer POV article on redesigning the employee experience and welcoming new ways of working. (May 20)

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Your Top 5 Return-to-Work Questions, Addressed

Mercer article from Stephanie Henkenius, Mercer’s Center for Health Innovation and the US Healthcare Reform team (April 30)

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Employees’ Mental Health Needs Immediate Attention

Mercer article from Michael Garrett, Principal, Total Health Management; and Mary Kay O'Neill, Partner, Clinical Services Consultant (April 30)

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Using Health and Well-being to Energize the Experience

Mercer article from Amy Laverock, Partner, Global EH&B Strategic Solutions Leader (April 29)

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Preparing for Return-to-Work: Employers, Are You Ready?

Mercer article from Dave Zieg, MD, Total Health Management Consultant (April 23)

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Employers Get Creative Supporting Employees

Mercer article from Danette Martin, Client Solutions Leader; and Chris Watts, Senior Consultant (April 23)

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Yes, You Can and Should Ask Employees About COVID-19 Exposure

Mercer article from Wade Symons, Leader, Regulatory Resource Group (April 23)

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Designing an Effective Employee Listening Strategy for COVID-19

Mercer article from Patrick Hyland PhD, Director of Research and Development at Mercer | Sirota (April 22)

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Inclusion During Isolation

Mercer article from Mohammad Abdul-Rahim, Talent Strategy & HR Transformation Consultant. (April 15)

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COVID-19: Safeguarding Employees in Logistics and Haulage

Marsh Risk in Context from Ian Thompson, Transportation Practice Leader. (April 14)

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How to Protect Your Workers’ Mental Health During Coronavirus

BRINK article from Wolfgang Seidl, Partner, Mercer (April 13)

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COVID-19: Mental Health and Wellbeing - Tips Whilst Working from Home

Marsh guidance on the psychological effects of working from home and how to address them in a timely and proactive way. (April 8)

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Don't Let Pandemic Distractions Hamper Safety

Marsh Risk in Context from Larry Pearlman, Senior Vice President, Workforce Strategies Practice, Marsh Risk Consulting (April 2)

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"Help. I’m Working from Home.” Tips for a Productive New Groove

Mercer article from Karen Shellenback, Global Products Leader, Analytics and Research (April 1)

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Coronavirus: 10 Ways to Keep Employees Comfortable While Working From Home

Marsh Risk in Context from Jeffrey Smagacz, Senior Vice President, Global Ergonomist, Marsh (March 17)

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Policy Considerations

Securing Financial Resilience For the 100-Year Life

Mercer article from Yvonne Sonsino, Partner, Global Co-Leader Next Stage (May 21)

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COVID-19 Implications for Pension Scheme Contributions: Corporate Survey (UK)

Mercer survey briefing investigating the suspension or reduction of deficit funding contributions in light of COVID-19. (April)

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Is Coronavirus Covered by Workers’ Compensation in the US?

BRINK article from Dennis Tierney, National Director of Workers’ Compensation Claims for Marsh Claims Practice and Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence; and Christine Williams, Managing Director of Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence at Marsh (April 28)

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Setting Up a COVID-19 Relief Fund

Mercer Q&A from Tracy Watts, Senior Partner, National Leader for U.S. Health Policy, featuring Christine Salerno, Global Head of Social Impact, Marsh & McLennan (April 23)

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Using Benefit Plans to Manage People Risks

Mercer report on how business' employee health and benefit plan can help reduce people risks at times of crisis. (April 15)

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COVID-19: OSHA Recordkeeping, Reporting, and Return-to-Work Considerations

Marsh report discussing Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) requirements (April 6)

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Leadership

The New Shape of Work

Mercer resource page outlining six immediate priorities to help businesses and HR leaders adapt and transition to a more agile workforce and workflow model that reflects the new realities of today. (May)

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In a Changing World, People Are Critical to M&A

BRINK article from Jeff Black, Partner and Global M&A Advisory Services Leader at Mercer; and Kristin Murphy, Global M&A Strategy & Operations Leader at Mercer (May 26)

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Return to the Workplace: Move Forward With Confidence

Mercer POV article on redesigning the employee experience and welcoming new ways of working. (May 20)

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Respond — Return — Reinvent: Business as Abnormal

Medium article from Neil Lloyd, Head of US Defined Contribution and Financial Wellness Research, Mercer (May 12)

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How to Manage Executive Pay and Incentives in Uncertain Times

BRINK article from Nishant Mahajan, Head of Executive Remuneration ASEAN/Growth Markets Leader at Mercer Singapore (May 11)

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Doing Our Part: The Potential of Temporary Talent Sharing

Mercer article from Martine Ferland, President and CEO, Mercer and Vice Chair, Marsh & McLennan (May 11)

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Boards Can Guide Businesses Through a Crisis

Oliver Wyman article (first published in MIT Sloan Management Review) from Rutger von Post, Partner, Oliver Wyman; and Robert Pozen, Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (May 7)

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COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme Q&A: Mercer's Point of View for Employers (UK)

Mercer Q&A document exploring special considerations for employers in relation to pay, benefits and pension contributions during the COVID-19 outbreak and in the context of the Job Retention Scheme (“JRS”).

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What Humanitarian Organizations Teach Us About How to Empower Displaced Teams During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Oliver Wyman article from Amanda Evison, Partner; Tina Naser, Principal; and Eric Harr, Founder & CEO, The Laudato sì Challenge (May 5)

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How to Address Pay Equity During Coronavirus

BRINK article from Brian Levine, Partner and Innovation Leader, Workforce & Analytics Practice for Mercer; and Haig Nalbantian, Co-Leader of Mercer’s Workforce Sciences Institute (May 4)

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How the Worst of Times Led to the Best of Times

Oliver Wyman Q&A from Jens von Wedel, Partner, Retail & Consumer Goods featuring Sharen Jester Turney, CEO of Victoria's Secret (May 1)

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How Companies Can Approach Recruiting During Coronavirus

BRINK article from Sanjoe Jose, CEO of Talview (April 26)

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Navigating the Pandemic in the Boardroom

Oliver Wyman paper exploring how boards can navigate the immediate crises and offering specific questions by area that management needs to stare down. (April 17)

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Supporting Low-Wage Earners to Keep Them On the Job

Mercer article from Tracy Watts, Senior Partner, National Leader for U.S. Health Policy (April 16)

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Workforce Transition: Saying Goodbye Responsibly

Mercer report on how your organization can take a socially responsible approach to outplacement. (April 16)

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Podcast: The Psychology of Leading in Uncertain Times

Oliver Wyman Health podcast from Gordon Rudow, Partner, Organizational Effectiveness, Health & Life Sciences; and Sam Glick, Partner, Health & Life Sciences (April 15)

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The Coronavirus Pandemic: A Defining Moment for Employee Experience

Mercer guidance on steps you can take, as an employer, to create a positive employee experience even in times of crisis (April)

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Leading with Economics and Empathy: Short-Term Actions to Safeguard your Workforce

Mercer guidance on the controllable factors to safeguard the economy and future of your company (April)

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