Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
The Province of Nova Scotia has proclaimed May 23, 2019 as Municipal Workplace Wellness Day. Creating this province-wide municipal workplace wellness day sends a message to municipal employees, and future employees, that our government is serious about employee health and wellbeing.
“This Municipal Workplace Wellness Day contributes to achieving the AMANS/NSFM Wellness Program vision of creating healthy active employees and elected officials, thriving in healthy work environments” says Rebecca
Chronic conditions are preventable! Employee wellness is a smart investment and research has shown that there is a strong link between employee health behaviours, productivity and absenteeism. Employers want to help their staff flourish, therefore investing in the health and well-being of staff is one of the most sustainable decisions municipalities can make, and we want to celebrate their tremendous efforts.
We will encourage all municipalities to embrace Municipal Workplace Wellness Day and encourage their employees to