9 Topics to Communicate to Employees in June

Every month, Airbo provides you with suggested topics to communicate to employees as part of your Annual Communications Plan. The topics are based on hundreds of data points regarding what our customers communicate each month of the year.

We’re nearly halfway through the year. Have you considered what to communicate to employees in June? This month, our suggested content is filled with valuable tips about benefits, health, safety, and summer celebrations. Here are our top picks for what to communicate to employees in June.

1. Plans for Reopening

As states begin to reopen, be sure to share information about how this will affect your workplace. Let employees know what changes they can expect to see, such as new office layouts, mask policies, and disinfecting guidelines.

Sample Content: Our company plan for reopening, New company guidelines for reopening, Common areas are closed until further notice, Reopening: Guidelines for individuals, Reopening: Guidelines for individuals, CDC Reopening Guidance: Cleaning and disinfecting as lockdowns loosen

2. Dependent Care FSA

Many families are looking into their childcare options for the summer as workplaces reopen. This is a great time to let employees know they can use a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account to pay for child care.

Sample Content: Benefit Spotlight: Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

3. Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness

During Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month, invite employees to wear purple, use #endalz, or join a virtual walk-a-thon to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. You can also share tips for supporting brain health through nutrition.

Sample Content: June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, Coffee and your health, Nutrition Challenge: Fight inflammation from your fridge

4. Tips for Managing Stress

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. PTSD is a condition that people can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, and affects many in the veteran community. Help to normalize the conversation about this very real condition as well as offer support to those who may need it by letting employees know about the Employee Assistance Program and other resources that your company offers.

Sample Content: Lady Gaga, mental illness, and you, Benefits Spotlight: Employee Assistance Program, Reminder: Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to help!

5. June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, a time to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Remind employees about preventative care and ask them to show support for men’s health by wearing blue on June 19.

Sample Content: June is men’s health month, Wear blue for men’s health, Why are annual physicals important?, Health Care Consumerism Tip: Practice prevention, Preventive care

6. Father’s Day

Celebrate the dads at your company this month and remind everyone that Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 21 this year.

Sample Content:  Happy Father’s Day!

7. PTO Policy Reminder

Reach out to let everyone know it’s time to submit PTO requests for their summer vacations.

Sample Content: Summer PTO requests

8. National HIV Screening Day

National HIV Screening Day is June 27. Let employees know that screening involves a simple blood test that is covered under preventive care. 

Sample Content: National HIV Screening Day is June 27

9. National Safety Month

Workplace safety is certainly on everyone’s minds this year! Since June is National Safety Month, this is the perfect time to highlight tips such as ergonomics and common workplace hazards.

Sample Content: National Safety Month: Mental Health, National Safety Month: Ergonomics, National Safety Month: Building a Safety Culture

That’s what we suggest communicating with employees in June. We hope this helps you kick off the summer season!

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