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Connect with AmCham: How to stay safe, healthy and sane at work?

Dec 10 from 10:00 till 11:00

Vaccination has been made mandatory for those who work on site. Workers who are not getting vaccinated have two basic options – either to continue working remotely or quit the job. Besides ensuring safe environment in the workplace, companies have to ensure smooth business operations and improve the bottom line. Both management and staff are under growing pressure to keep up with shifting customer demands and complex legislation changes during the emergency situation. All these factors trigger anxiety which may have troubling consequences to working relationships, employee morale and well-being in the workplace. 

This session welcomes organizational leaders and mid-level managers to engage in a conversation on tips and best practices that can support your staff members in these difficult times.

-    How to ensure a safe and healthy environment at work?
-    How to boost employee mood and wellbeing?
-    What impact does continued remote work have on staff’s mental health? 
-    How to communicate employer’s expectations regarding vaccination?
-    How to guide and inspire people through constant change?

Admission: Complimentary for AmCham members, EUR 20 for guests. Instructions about how to join will be sent directly to those who have registered.

About the Speakers:

Pārsla Baško, ERDA
Pārsla Baško is one of the Baltics’ leading experts in strategic HR, corporate branding, communications and employer branding. She has worked in key positions at international companies such as Rimi Baltic Group, Carlsberg in the Baltic States, and Schneider Electrics. Pārsla has significant experience in large-scale business strategy change management projects, including successfully working as a lead expert on merger and sensitive business transformation projects. Ms. Baško holds a professional master's degree in business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

Maris Taube has been working for 20 years in public health, public mental health, health economics and health care areas. He has served for ten years as National counterpart at the WHO European Region Mental health program, for six years as Member of Board at European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drugs Addiction and Member of the European Commission Committee of Alcohol Policy and Action. He has been director of National Health Service for three years (2012-2014) and was responsible for health care financing system in Latvia. He is a professor (community and social psychiatry) at Riga Stradiņš University Department of Psychiatry and Narcology, takes part in different projects (Co-chair of the NATO Science and Technology Organization Panel of Human Factors and Medicine Research Task Groups (HFM-RTG 218 “Military Suicide” and HFM-RTG 277 “Military Leadership”), members of the COST project IS 1302 “Towards an EU research framework on forensic psychiatric care” and other projects. He is a chief of the Community Mental Health clinic with in-patient department for depression, anxiety “Veldre” of the Riga Centre of Psychiatry and Narcology, he also works as psychiatrist in outpatient and in-patient departments, he is the President of Latvian Psychiatric Association. 

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