Monkeypox and LGBTQI+ employees: How employers can avoid stigmatization

Now that the Monkey Pox infection rate is going down in many countries including the Netherlands, it is a good moment to reflect on the implications and lessons learned for the workplace from this particular virus.

In this article in the management magazine MT/Sprout Dr. Kai Jonas, professor of applied social psychology at Maastricht University, and Dr. Michiel Kolman, co-chair of Workplace Pride and Sr VP at Elsevier, discuss the Monkey Pox implications for the workplace and come with concrete recommendations for HR professionals and managers how to deal with health issues in the workplace that comes with stigmatization – Monkey Pox is not the first virus infection that comes with a strong stigma and sadly will also not be the last that affects the LGBTIQ+ community at work. 

Click the link below to read the article in English: