Collage of COVID-19 pandemic photos It has compelled many employers to reconsider how they conduct their business, not only with clients but also with their employees. (Illustration by Chris NIcholls)

One in four American workers has considered a job or career change because of the pandemic, according to the latest Mental Health Index from Morneau Shepell.

The mental health of Americans was significantly lower than before the pandemic for the eighth consecutive month. “The level of mental health in November remains concerning, as it indicates that the working population is currently as distressed as the most distressed 9% of working Americans prior to 2020,” the survey report said.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and
  • Exclusive discounts on and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.