Grief in the workplace: How to handle death, loss and trauma
When Jessie Williams was 30, she went on maternity leave and gave birth to her first baby. But things didn’t go as planned.
“My baby died during labour,” Jessie says. “It was an unexpected event and it happened two weeks after he was due.”
Instead of having months off to spend with her young son, Jessie found herself returning to work four weeks later. The way her workplace supported her when she came back to work changed her life. Now she helps other workplaces do the same for their employees.