Employee Assistance Program
The trends on EAPs continue to show that more employers are offering this service to their employees. Smaller US businesses with 25 or fewer employees are less likely to offer an EAP. This is due to smaller employers, without an HR department, are not aware of EAP services as a benefit offering, or don’t know how to set one up.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – A benefit provided by your employer. It is a short-term counseling to address life issues that can interfere with a happy, productive life at home or work.
Did you know?
About 1 in 4 employees is dealing with a difficult personal problem which can affect work performance. By allowing employees to seek help it is hoped the issue can be improved and will not hinder work performance.